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Healthy Shepherd’s Pie

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About the Recipe



  • 500g lean beef mince

  • 1 onion

  • 1 carrot

  • 1 zucchini

  • ½ cup peas

  • 1 cube beef stock

  • 100g tomato paste

  • 2 tablespoons reduced sugar BBQ sauce

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs

Potato Topping:

  • 4 large potatoes

  • ⅓ cup light mozzarella cheese

  • ⅓ cup light milk

  • Salt and pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C. Fill a large pot with water and bring to boil. Cut the potatoes into large cubes and cook in boiling water for 15-20 minutes or until soft. Drain and transfer to a bowl.

  • In the bowl, add milk and salt and pepper to the potatoes and mash to desired consistency. Set aside to cool.

  • Heat a pan to medium. Add olive oil, garlic, herbs, onion, carrot and zucchini and fry until vegetables soften.

  • Add beef mince and brown. Add dissolved beef stock, tomato paste, BBQ sauce, peas and simmer until liquid is absorbed.

  • In a baking dish, transfer meat and pack down evenly. Next, layer mashed potato evenly to cover the meat. Sprinkle cheese over potato and top with salt and pepper.

  • Bake for 10 minutes. Grill for an additional 5 minutes or until surface turns golden. Cool for 5 minutes and serve with a side salad.

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