Cauliflower Shepherd’s Pie

Cauliflower Shepherd’s Pie


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Cauliflower Shepherd’s Pie is delicious twist on a classic English dish; this recipe highlights cauliflower in place of a traditional potato topping.

  • Crust
  • 1 Medium Head Of Cauliflower (Cut Into Florets)
  • 1/3 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • Filling
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion (Diced)
  • 3 Medium Carrots (Diced)
  • 3 Celery Stalks (Diced)
  • 1 1/2 Pounds Ground Beef
  • 1 Cup Frozen Peas
  • 2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Minced Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Teaspoon Minced Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Steam cauliflower 15 minutes until fork tender. Drain and place in food processor. Add yogurt, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, garlic powder, kosher salt, and pepper. Process until smooth and creamy.
  3. To make filling, add olive oil to large-size sauté pan over a medium-high heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery. Cook 10 minutes until softened. Add ground beef and cook 8 minutes until cooked through. Drain off excess fat. Stir in peas, kosher salt, thyme, rosemary, paprika, and garlic powder. Cook 3 minutes until peas are warm.
  4. Transfer filling to a 9x13-baking dish. Top with cauliflower mixture.
  5. Place in oven 12 minutes until heated through.
  6. Remove from oven and serve warm.
  7. Serves 6
  8. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 48 Minutes Total Time: 68 Minutes
  9. "Work With What You Got!"
  10. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2017 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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