easy turkey shepherd's pie

this is a stick to your ribs comfort meal.. and so easy.. i used left over mashed potatoes from thanksgiving.. frozen mixed veggies.. i mean seriously easy but ohh so good..

turkey shepherd's pie..

prep time: 5 minutes
cooking time: 30-40 minutes
servings: 4


3 cups left over mashed potatoes or store bought.. or you could make some if you are so inclined..
2 cups mixed frozen veggies, thawed, i put them in a microwave safe bowl and zapped for 4 minutes so they would thaw (my mixed veggies had carrots, peas, green beans, corn and lima beans)
1/2 an onion, diced
1 lb. ground turkey
1/4 cup tomato paste
3/4 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup red wine
1 tblsp. worcestershire sauce
2 tsp. smokey hot paprika
salt pepper
shredded cheddar cheese
olive oil

in a large iron skillet (or other oven safe skillet) over medium high heat two twirls around your pan with olive oil.. cook your onions until tender.. about 4 minutes.. add turkey and cook until no longer pink and crumbly..add tomato paste and stir around for about 1 minute.. add wine.. cook for about 2-3 more minutes.. add worcestershire sauce and chicken broth.. add paprika, salt and pepper and your thawed veggies.. drop the heat to medium low and allow to cook uncovered for about 15 minutes.. pre heat your oven to 350 degrees (f).. meanwhile heat up your potatoes.. i added a little chicken broth and got them creamy.. once most of the liquid has evaporated from turkey mixture then add your potatoes over the top of it and sprinkle with cheese .. put in the oven and cook until cheese is melted.. about 10-15 minutes.. remove from oven allow to sit for about 5-7 minutes.. then serve..

enjoy and get cook'n!!


  1. Thanks for sharing this on Manic Monday Robin :)


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