This time of year, I am always craving real comfort food. That is why I like to make my Italian Shepherd’s Pie Recipe, from scratch.
This recipe full of fresh Italian spices, ground turkey and lots of Parmesan cheese. Plus, I like to bake mine in a cast iron skillet. Now who could resist that?
Italian Shepherd’s Pie Recipe
Pre-heat oven at 400*
1 lb ground turkey (or ground beef, if you prefer)
1/2 red onion, diced
3/4 cup diced green and red pepper, combined
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 small cans tomato sauce
1 can, green beans, drained
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp fresh parsley, minced
2 cups mashed potatoes
1/3 cup sour cream
1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
*Saute’ onions and bell peppers in 2 tablespoons olive oil until tender.
*Add ground turkey and cook with veggies and seasonings until brown and cooked thoroughly.
*Boil red potatoes until tender. Mash until creamy with salt, pepper, and sour cream.
*Add green beans to ground turkey mixture. Cook 10 minutes until flavors are combined.
*Pour ground turkey mixture into 12 inch cast iron skillet.
*Top with hot potatoes, evenly.
*Sprinkle with shaved Parmesan cheese.
*Bake at 400 for 30 minutes until hot all the way through and cheese is slightly brown.
You can make this Italian Shepherd’s Pie Recipe in under an hour. It’s ideal on a cold night. Your family will be asking for more.
Enjoy! And let me know how much you like it.
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