Shepherd's Pie with Turkey

Turkey Shepherd's Pie

Turkey Shepherd's Pie is EASY to make, made from hearty turkey, peas, carrots, and corn in a savory gravy topped with mashed cauliflower and baked to perfection!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword turkey shepherd's pie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 274 kcal


  • 2 russet potatoes peeled
  • 3 cups cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons butter divided
  • 1/4 cup warm 1% milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt divided
  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper divided
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 large carrot chopped
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 3 tablespoons extra sharp cheddar cheese grated


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Add potatoes and cauliflower to a pot, cover with water and boil for 20 minutes until fork tender then drain and mash well then add 1 tablespoon butter, milk, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and reserve to the side.

  3. To a large cast iron skillet add remaining butter and onion, sautéing until softened, for about 5 minutes.

  4. Add in the turkey, garlic, carrot, corn, peas, flour, and the remaining salt and pepper stirring well for an additional 2-3 minutes.

  5. Add the turkey mixture to the baking dish, top with the mashed potatoes and cheddar cheese and bake for 30-35 minutes.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Turkey Shepherd's Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 686mg 29%
Potassium 868mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 5g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 42.1%
Vitamin C 52.2%
Calcium 4.9%
Iron 11.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.