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Shepherd's Pie

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Learn to make a comfort food favorite with a twist: using Turkey and cornmeal grits.
  Ground turkey 1 1⁄2 Pound (lean white meat)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon (for turkey)
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped finely (for turkey)
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced (for turkey)
  Seasoning blend 1 Tablespoon (Harvest Eating)
  Kale 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely, steamed (for about 30 minutes)
  Butternut squash 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced (organic)
  Cornmeal grits 2 Cup (32 tbs), stone ground (as needed, cooked with a touch of water, milk and salt)
  Cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated

1) Preheat oven to 350°F.

2) In a heavy pan, heat the olive oil, stir the onion and garlic.
3) Add the ground turkey, beak up the meat with the spoon and cook until cooked through.
4) In a heavy bottom cast iron casserole dish, spread a layer the cooked turkey mixture at the bottom and sprinkle evenly with the seasoning.
5) Then add a layer steamed kale and sprinkle evenly with the seasoning.
6) Add the Butternut squash in a layer and sprinkle with a little seasoning.
7) Add a layer of the cooked corn grits on top and lightly press to cover the pie evenly.
8) Sprinkle the cheddar cheese evenly over the layer of corn grits and sprinkle with a little seasoning.
9) Bake in the preheated oven for about 35 to 40 minutes until lightly browned on top, cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.

10) Slice the Shepherd's Pie and serve hot or warm as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 534 Calories from Fat 218

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g37.8%

Saturated Fat 8.7 g43.6%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 115 mg38.3%

Sodium 282.5 mg11.8%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 31 g62.4%

Vitamin A 90.3% Vitamin C 33.1%

Calcium 24.8% Iron 26.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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