This recipe is perfect for this Halloween season and is one the whole family will love.
Spooky Shepard’s Pie
1 1/2 lb ground beef/ ground turkey
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 cup of sliced cooked carrots
1/2 large yellow onion, finely chopped
3 cloves of garlic, finely minced
3 medium carrots, finely diced
20 small peas cooked
3 stalks of celery, finely diced
3/4 cup of green beans
1 tsp dried oregano
2-3 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon of tomato paste
1 large head cauliflower, chopped into large chunks
1/2 15oz can of drained diced tomatoes
2 Tbsp grass-fed butter
2-3 tablespoons of canned coconut milk
salt and pepper to taste
1 baked sweet potato mashed
1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
2. In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium and saute the meat and onion with a pinch of salt until soft and slightly browned.
3. Add garlic and saute another two minutes, then add carrots, tomato, and celery. Saute until carrots soften, then add green beans.
4. Season with salt, pepper, Worcestershire, and oregano.
5. Add tomato paste and mix until it slightly melts and absorbs into the meat.
6. Heat on low for 8-12 minutes
6. In a large pot microwavable safe bowl place the chopped cauliflower and microwave for 10-12 minutes.
7. Mash cauliflower.
8. Place skillet mixture in a 9×13 casserole dish and top with the cauliflower.
9. In a small bowl combine the butter and coconut milk to the mashed potatoes (until they have a thick consistency
8. Then add to the skill the butter with the salt and pepper to the cauliflower (if it is a little dry just add a little unsweetened almond or coconut mix)
9. Make big spoon plops on top of the shepherds pie (to appear ghost-like)
10. Then add peas to ghosts to replicate eyes.
11. Bake the pie for about 10- minutes. Then turn on your broiler and broil another 2 minutes, or until topping is lightly golden and brown. Serve warm.
I hope it doesn’t frighten you too much to eat …..