PRIMAL PROVISIONS Pick of the Week: Shepherd’s Pie

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Ingredients for Meat Mixture:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp rosemary
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 c. beef stock
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste

Ingredients for Cauli Mash Topping:

  • 1 head cauliflower (about 5-6” in diameter)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (more if desired)
  • 2 oz. goat cheese
  • 1 tsp gluten-free tamari


  1. Cut florets from 1 cauliflower head and steam until tender.
  2. While the cauliflower is still warm, combine it with 2 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp sour cream, 1 tsp kosher salt, 2 oz. goat cheese, and 1 tsp tamari in a food processor and run until smooth. (Stop sooner if you prefer more texture or a chunkier version). Set aside while you make the meat mixture.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.
  4. Add the chopped 1/2 yellow onion, 4 cloves garlic, 2 carrots, 1 bell pepper, and 1 tbsp rosemary and cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the 2 lbs ground beef to the pan and break up the meat with a spatula.
  6. Incorporate the vegetables into the meat and season with the 1.5 tsp salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Continue cooking until meat is just cooked through, about 7 minutes.
  8. In a small bowl, mix together 1 c. beef stock and 2 tbsp tomato paste.
  9. Pour over meat mixture and stir to incorporate.
  10. Turn on the broiler setting for your oven.
  11. Simmer for about 12-15 minutes, or until the liquid is mostly reduced.
  12. Add the meat mixture to a casserole pan and spread the cauli mash over the top.
  13. Bake the meat pie on the top rack for about 10 minutes, but watch to make sure the top doesn’t get over browned.

Servings: 6

Carbs: 8.75g per serving


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