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Shepherd's Pie

4.0/5 rating (1 votes)
  • Ready in: 30 Mins prep/40-45 Mins cook
  • Serves: 6
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Beef


  • 2 Lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 Head of Cauliflower (chopped)
  • Sea Salt
  • 2 Cups Frozen Organic Green Beans (or fresh if available)
  • Carrots (optional - I leave these out personally)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 TB Coconut Flour (optional for thicker consistency)
  • 3/4 Cup Beef Broth
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Parsley (or 2 TB Fresh)
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Rosemary (or 2 TB Fresh)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 and retrieve a 9x12 or comparable baking dish.

  2. Steam Cauliflower while sauteing the onion.  Saute the onion until it is almost clear then add the beef and brown thoroughly.  I season the meat here liberally with salt and pepper.

  3. When the cauliflower is softened, transfer it to a food processor adding a large amount of butter or ghee.  I tend to eyeball it but probably add about 4 TB.  Process the cauliflower until it turns into a very soft whipped potato consistency.  I'll season it with salt and pepper to taste and pulse it a few times to mix the seasoning well.  Faux-tatoes complete!  Taste and add seasoning or butter as needed.

  4. Add the green beans (and carrots if you want) to the beef mixture for about 5 minutes.  Then add the thyme and rosemary and mix well. I also season with more salt and pepper with the additional veggies added.

  5. Add the broth, mix well, and cook for another 5 minutes mixing everything well.

  6. Scrape the beef mixture into the baking dish and flatten out well.  Then add the cauliflower to the top and smooth out like a cake frosting.  Add additional chunks of butter across the top of the cauliflower.  Then toss it in the oven for 40-45 minutes.

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