Bison Shepherd’s Pie (Edit recipe)

This Bison Shepherd's Pie is made with a handful of clean ingredients like ground bison, Yukon gold potatoes, and savory herbs, making it gluten-free, Whole30, and Paleo-friendly.
5 minutes
50 minutes
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This is our estimate based on online research.
Fat:5 g
Carbohydrates:6 g
Protein:28 g
Cholesterol:100 g
Sodium:754 mg
Fiber:1 g
Sugars:4 g
Calculated per serving.

Serves: 4

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Heat ghee or oil in a pan on medium heat then dice the onion and mince the garlic.
  2. Add the diced onion to the pan and sautu00e9 for 3-4 minutes or until translucent.
  3. Once the onions are translucent, add the minced garlic and sautu00e9 for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the ground bison to the onions and garlic and brown for 8-10 minutes.
  5. While the bison is cooking, dice the potatoes and add them to a pot with boiling water and let boil till tender (about 8 minutes).
  6. To the bison, add the frozen peas and carrots and sautu00e9 for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Next, add the tomato paste to the bison, stir well, and cook for 1 minute.
  8. Add the coconut aminos, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Let cook on low while you finish the potatoes.
  9. Preheat the oven to 400u00b0F.
  10. Drain the cooked potatoes and return them to the pot on the stove on low heat.
  11. Add the ghee, dairy free milk, salt, and pepper to the potatoes and mash them using a fork, potato masher, handheld mixer, or immersion blender.
  12. To an oiled cast iron skillet or 9x9 pan, add the bison mixture in an even layer then cover the bison with the mashed potatoes using a spoon or spatula to evenly spread the potatoes over the bison completely.
  13. Bake at 400u00b0F for 30 minutes. Optional- turn the oven to broil once the shepherd's pie is cooked and broil it for 5 minutes till the potatoes are golden brown. Make sure to keep an eye on it so it doesn't burn.


You can store this gluten free shepherd's pie in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. You can reheat this in the microwave for 45 seconds to 1.5 minutes depending on how big the serving is that you are reheating.

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