Pea Mashed Shepherd's Pie

the buff mom cambridge


A colourful mix of healthy veggies, lean protein and delicious tastes. This dish is easy-to-make and perfect for the entire family. Enjoy.

Oriana's Shepherd's Pie with Pea-Mashed Potatoes, Oriana Sharp (The Buff Mom Waterloo)

1 lb ground meat of choice (extra lean ground beef, ground turkey or ground chicken) 
1 small onion diced 
2 celery stalks diced
5-6 small heritage carrots or regular carrots diced
7-8 mushrooms diced
1 tsp granulated garlic and onion
1/4 cup no sugar added ketchup
3 large yellow potatoes, peeled and diced
1 1/2 cups frozen peas
2-3 tbsp butter or ghee
Salt and pepper to taste 
Preheat oven to 375. Sauté meat with onion and celery until lightly browned in pot. Drain and return to pot. Add carrots and mushrooms.  On medium low heat soften veg with meat. Add ketchup, garlic and onion. Stir to incorporate. 
Meanwhile boil potatoes, when almost softened add peas to potatoes and continue to boil for 5 minutes. When completely softened drain and add back to pot. Add salt, pepper and butter. Mash until desired consistency. 
Add meat/veg to casserole dish and top with mash, covering the meat. Bake in oven for 30 minutes until top is lightly browned.