Main Dishes

Earthy Shepherd's Pie

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Help your family get over their nasty perceptions of vegetables with this mouthwatering Earthy Shepherd’s Pie recipe. The family may assume that all holiday recipes contain obscene amounts of salt, sugar and fat, but that doesn't mean it is necessary. Let them think all holiday recipes are unhealthy while they revel in eating your healthy Earthy Shepherd’s Pie.

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Mashed Potatoes:
3 lb. (1 1/3 kg) white potatoes, peeled and chopped
black pepper, to taste
1/2 tsp garlic powder or 1-2 cloves freshly chopped garlic
Water as needed

Vegetable Filling:
1 yellow onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 medium carrots, finely diced
2 parsnips, finely diced
4 celery stalks, diced
1 cup, vegetable broth (or more as needed)
1/4 cup red or white wine (or more broth)
2 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp Italian seasoning (combo of sage, basil, parsley and rosemary)
1/4 tsp black pepper
3 tbsp whole wheat flour (use rice flour or corn starch to make it gluten free)
Preheat oven to 425° F (220° C). Boil potatoes until tender. While the potatoes boil, prepare the vegetable filling. Sauté the onion and garlic with wine, vinegar or vegetable stock in a fry pan for 5-7...
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Nutritions

Calories
245

Sodium
681mg
28% DV

Fat
12g
18% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
32g
11% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV