Weight Watchers Shepherd’s Pie Recipe
Weight Watchers Shepherd’s Pie Recipe. This classic Irish dinner is made with a healthy twist, swapping out high-fat beef for lean ground turkey breast and adding in plenty of vegetables for extra nutrition.
The star of the dish, however, is the creamy, fluffy mashed potato topping. Made with a secret ingredient that adds richness and flavor without adding any extra fat or calories, these potatoes are the perfect accompaniment to the savory turkey filling.
You can easily customize this recipe to your taste by adding your favorite vegetable, such as peas, as shown below. Adjust your points for any variations.
Whether you’re feeding a family or meal prepping for the week ahead, comfort food meal is a must-try.
Not only is it delicious and satisfying, but it’s also packed with protein, fiber, and other essential nutrients that will keep you feeling full and energized for hours.
So go ahead, indulge in a cozy and comforting dish without any guilt, thanks to this healthy and flavorful recipe that only has 275 calories.
Weight Watchers Points
MyWW Points: 5 Blue Plan and 7 Green Plan
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Weight Watchers Shepherd’s Pie
- 2 large potatoes peeled and cut to 2 inch pieces
- 1 tbsp margarine – reduced-calorie
- ¼ cup sour cream – non-fat
- ⅛ tsp salt
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 2 ribs celery diced
- 2 medium carrots diced
- 1 cup onion chopped
- 1 lb ground turkey breast
- 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried rosemary
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- 2 cups chicken broth
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
- In a large saucepan, add potatoes. Add water to cover potatoes. Over high heat, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.
- In a large mixing bowl, add potatoes, margarine, and sour cream. Mash potatoes until smooth. Season with salt to taste. Set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium/high heat. Add celery, carrots, and onion. Cook approx 3 minutes until soft.
- Add in turkey. Cook and break up turkey approx 5 minutes until browned.
- Add thyme, rosemary, flour, salt and pepper. Mix to coat.
- Add broth. Bring to a simmer, then continue to simmer approx 3 minutes until mixture thickens.
- In a 9 inch deep dish pie plate, add mixture.
- Evenly spread mashed potatoes on top.
- In preheated oven, bake approx 30 minutes until potatoes are golden.
- Cut into 6 servings.
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It comes with 2, 4, 6, and 8 ounce ladles. The perfect way to stay on plan!
This is soooo good! My family requests it a lot, especially when it gets colder outside. Love that it is a guiltless comfort meal.
Why are not more people raving about this? This was sooo good and we are avid Shepard’s pie lovers in this house. I prepped ahead of time (bc you know… kids…) and added 3 tablespoons of grated Parm on top. Came out fantastic. I put it in recipe builder and it came to 6 points on green (divided into 8 servings) so naturally I had two
I love this recipe as did my family but why does the picture not reflect the same ingredients in it?
Haven’t made this yet, but it looks really good. I’m curious though, the picture shows peas in the recipe and there’s no mention of peas in the ingredients?
You can add peas. They are optional as stated above the photo. I usually add them, but it’s up to you.