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Turkey Shepherd's Pie

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To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, dress up and learn how to make an easy healthy recipe and Irish favorite - Shepherd's Pie (Cottage Pie). Enjoy with a pint of Guinness or Green Cocktail.
Ingredients
  Potato 3 Large, cut (MASHED POTATO)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (MASHED POTATO)
  Low fat milk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (MASHED POTATO)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (MASHED POTATO)
  Pepper 1 Pinch (MASHED POTATO)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Carrot 1 Large, chopped
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Celery stalks 5 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Turkey 1 Pound, minced
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
2. Wash, peel and cut the potatoes into small pieces.
3. In a large pan, boil water, add the potatoes, salt, cover and cook till soft.
4. Remove from heat and strain it. Transfer into the pan.
5. Add milk, butter and salt and pepper to taste. Mash it to smooth paste. Keep aside.
6. Chop all the vegetables.

MAKING
1. In a pan, heat olive oil.
2. Add all the vegetables, salt, pepper, stir and cook for few minutes.
3. Put the minced garlic and cook till translucent.
4. Pour the tomato paste and stir to mix well.
5. Add the minced beef, Worcestershire sauce. Chicken broth, frozen peas and stir well.
6. Cook for 10 minutes or till it thickens. Remove from heat.
7. In a baking dish, spray the non-stick cooking spray.
8. Scoop the cooked beef and vegetables into the dish at the bottom to fill ¾ th.
9. Top it with the mashed potatoes.
10. Bake it for 30 minutes or till it turns brown.
SERVING
11. In a serving plate, scoop out a portion and serve hot.

TIPS
This pie can be baked in small pots and served in the same.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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