Shepherd’s Pie

The Most Comforting of Comfort Foods

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2011

  • About

Shepherd’s pie is a traditional British or Irish dish made of lamb under a blanket of potatoes, and it’s a kissin’ cousin to cottage pie, made with beef. Cottage pie has been around since 1791. Back then, villagers topped it with potato slices that mimicked the tiles on a rustic cottage roof. This paleo version replaces the potatoes with creamy mashed cauliflower and can easily be doubled and frozen. With its short cooking time, this is perfect for a weeknight when you want to crawl into so