Cut out carbs instead of your favourite dishes this winter.  Try this guilt free Shepherd's pie recipe tonight.


  • 600g of beef mince

  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms

  • ½ cup chopped red capsicum

  • ¼ cup of diced red onions

  • ½ cup chopped celery stalks

  • 2 cups of cauliflower florets

  • 2 cups green beans

  • ¼ cup chicken stock

  • 3 tsp minced garlic

  • 1 ½ tsp fresh rosemary

  • 1 ½ tsp fresh thyme

  • 1 ½ tsp cumin

  • ¾ cup beef stock

  • Pinch of salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

  • 2.

    In a pan brown mince on medium heat until cooked through – removing from heat once done. Steam or boil cauliflower for 5 minutes or until soft. Combine cauliflower, chicken stock and 1 tsp of garlic in a food processor or blender, and blend until smooth.

  • 3.

    Place green beans in a steamer, spreading over ½ tsp of garlic. Steam for 3-4 minutes.

  • 4.

    Place remaining vegetables, herbs, and ½ of beef broth into a pan and sautee until tender, add in browned beef and stir together for 1 minute.

  • 5.

    Transfer meat and vegetable mix into ramekins, spreading mashed cauliflower over the top until evenly coated.  Place in the oven for 20-30 minutes until the sides start to bubble and the top begins to brown.

  • 6.

    Remove from the oven and let it rest for about 5 minutes before serving. Serve with steamed green beans on the side and season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 480kj
  • Fat Total 31g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Protein 32g
  • Carbohydrate 17g
  • Sugar 8g
  • Sodium 420mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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10 grams of carbs per serve

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Posted by Margaret843Report
It can only be Shepherds Pie if it contains lamb. Call it Cottage Pie or anything else . As the meerkat says "simples"