Turkey Shepherd's Pie


Shepherd's pie becomes a lean meal when you make it with turkey and frozen vegetables. Add dried thyme for an herbal touch.

Turkey Shepherd's Pie
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
20 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 10 ounce package frozen mixed vegetables

  • 12 ounce turkey breast tenderloin or skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch-thick strips

  • 1 12 ounce jar turkey gravy or chicken gravy

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • 1 24 ounce package refrigerated mashed potatoes

  • Fresh thyme leaves (optional)


  1. Place frozen vegetables in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add turkey. In a small bowl combine gravy and dried thyme. Pour over mixture in cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

  3. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Drop mashed potatoes by tablespoons into eight small mounds on top of mixture in cooker. Cover and cook for 10 minutes more. If desired, sprinkle each serving with fresh thyme.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

297 Calories
5g Fat
33g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 297
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 781mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Protein 27g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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