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45-Minute "Skinny" Shepherds Pie

45-Minute "Skinny" Shepherds Pie

Quick and easy low carb, high protein Shepherds Pie!

Course Main Course
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 cup cauliflower mashed potatoes
  • 2 cup veg-all (or mixed veggies)
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup 2% cheddar cheese *optional*
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp thyme, dried
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Into a small bowl, add beef broth and corn starch. Mix and set aside until needed. 

  3. Using a large non-stick frying pan, sauté diced onions on medium-high heat.

  4. When onions have been cooking for a few minutes, add in your lean ground beef. Cook until onions are translucent & beef is thoroughly cooked. Finally, add in minced garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant. 

  5. Add Veg-All , thyme, salt, pepper, worcestershire sauce & tomato paste into pan and warm with beef mixture for 3-4 minutes.

  6. Next add in your beef broth/corn starch mixture. Stir everything together and allow to thicken for a few minutes.

  7. Warm your cauliflower mash & add in cheese if desired. **

  8. When your beef mixture is thick, move it into an oven safe baking dish. Top with cauliflower mash. 

  9. Spread your mash until evenly covers your beef mixture. Add a fun texture design for fun.

  10. Bake Shepherds Pie in oven for 20 minutes.

  11. When Shepherds Pie is cooked, remove from oven, serve & enjoy!

Recipe Notes

**If using pre-made cauliflower mash wait to heat until beef is cooked, if not, make cauliflower mash before starting your Skinny Shepherds Pie. This may add time an extra 20 minutes to the recipe time.**