WEIGHT W\W SHEPHERD’S PIE

Introduction: Welcome to a culinary masterpiece that marries the rich tradition of Shepherd’s Pie with the health-conscious approach of Weight W\W. Our recipe promises a symphony of flavors, where lean ground turkey dances with vibrant vegetables, and velvety mashed potatoes create a harmonious medley. With just 7 WW points per serving, this Shepherd’s Pie is not just a dish; it’s a celebration of wholesome indulgence. Join us on a detailed journey through the creation of this culinary delight.

Ingredients:

  1. 2 large potatoes, meticulously peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces, setting the stage for the heart of our pie.
  2. A touch of reduced-calorie margarine, bringing a hint of creaminess without compromising on health.
  3. Non-fat sour cream, the secret ingredient for velvety mashed potatoes that crown our Shepherd’s Pie.
  4. A pinch of salt to enhance the flavors, ensuring every element is perfectly seasoned.
  5. 2 tsp of olive oil, adding a touch of richness to the vegetable and turkey filling.
  6. The vegetable trio – celery, carrots, and onion – diced to perfection, infusing the dish with texture and flavor.
  7. 1 lb of ground turkey breast, a lean protein that forms the heart of our savory filling.
  8. All-purpose flour, providing the foundation for a thick and luscious gravy.
  9. Dried thyme and rosemary, aromatic herbs that elevate the dish with their earthy and fragrant notes.
  10. A generous pinch of black pepper, adding a subtle kick to the filling.
  11. 2 cups of chicken broth, the liquid gold that ties all the elements together.

Kitchen Tools:

  1. Large saucepan, where potatoes transform into creamy mashed perfection.
  2. A spacious mixing bowl, serving as the canvas for our mashed potato artistry.
  3. A large skillet, the stage for the sautéing of vegetables and the browning of turkey.
  4. Deep pie plate, the vessel that will house our culinary creation.

Instructions:

  1. Begin this culinary journey by preheating your oven to a welcoming 400 degrees F, signaling the start of a flavorful adventure.
  2. In a large saucepan, the potatoes take center stage. Peeling and cutting them into bite-sized pieces, we lay the foundation for the heartiness that defines a classic Shepherd’s Pie.
  3. Reduced-calorie margarine and non-fat sour cream join the potatoes in a spacious mixing bowl, where a delicate dance of mashing unfolds. The result: velvety mashed potatoes that will crown our creation.
  4. A dash of salt enhances the flavors, ensuring our mashed potatoes are not just a side but a star in their own right. Set this decadent mixture aside, ready to grace the top of our Shepherd’s Pie.
  5. In a large skillet, heat olive oil to commence the sautéing of celery, carrots, and onion. This trio, diced to perfection, introduces a symphony of textures and colors.
  6. Enter the star of our savory filling: ground turkey breast. With meticulous care, break it up with a spoon and let it dance in the skillet for approximately 5 minutes until browned to perfection.
  7. The aromatic duo of dried thyme and rosemary, along with a touch of all-purpose flour, joins the turkey ensemble. Mix thoroughly, coating each element in a flavorful embrace.
  8. A generous pinch of black pepper adds a subtle kick, awakening the taste buds to the richness of our filling.
  9. Pour in the chicken broth, transforming the mixture into a delectable gravy that simmers to perfection. Let it thicken for approximately 3 minutes, ensuring a luscious consistency.
  10. In a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate, the stage is set. The savory filling takes its place, ready to be crowned by the velvety mashed potatoes.
  11. Into the preheated oven, our Shepherd’s Pie goes for approximately 30 minutes, emerging golden and irresistible.

Serving Suggestions and Nutritional Insights: This Weight W\W Shepherd’s Pie is not just a meal; it’s a balanced celebration of flavors and nutrition. Pair it with a side salad for a complete and satisfying dining experience. Each serving, with a mere 7 WW points, stands as a testament to the art of mindful indulgence.

Conclusion: As the aroma of our Weight W\w Shepherd’s Pie fills your kitchen, you’re not just creating a meal; you’re crafting an experience. Join us on this culinary adventure where taste meets health, and indulgence aligns with well-being. Embrace the joy of savoring each bite, knowing that you’ve created not just a dish but a masterpiece that nourishes both body and soul. Welcome to the world of culinary excellence – where every ingredient, every step, and every bite tell a story of flavor, balance, and wholesome delight.

  • Large Saucepan
  • Large Bowl
  • Large Skillet
  • Deep Pie Plate

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 large potatoes peeled and cut to 2 inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp margarine – reduced-calorie
  • ¼ cup sour cream – non-fat
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 ribs celery diced
  • 2 medium carrots diced
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 lb ground turkey breast
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • In a large saucepan, add potatoes. Add water to cover potatoes. Over high heat, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add potatoes, margarine, and sour cream. Mash potatoes until smooth. Season with salt to taste. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium/high heat. Add celery, carrots, and onion. Cook approx 3 minutes until soft.
  • Add in turkey. Cook and break up turkey approx 5 minutes until browned.
  • Add thyme, rosemary, flour, salt and pepper. Mix to coat.
  • Add broth. Bring to a simmer, then continue to simmer approx 3 minutes until mixture thickens.
  • In a 9 inch deep dish pie plate, add mixture.
  • Evenly spread mashed potatoes on top.
  • In preheated oven, bake approx 30 minutes until potatoes are golden.
  • Cut into 6 servings.

NOTES

WW Points: 7 Points

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