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Kids love this 3-layer Shepherds Pie recipe, made with ground turkey, corn, mashed potatoes

Updated on July 27, 2013

3-layer Shepherds Pie

Kids love this easy recipe! Three basic ingredients is all it takes to whip up a batch of this for your next dinner.

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Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes

Prep time: 1 hour
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour 30 min
Yields: Serves 4


  • 16 ounce bag frozen Corn
  • 1 pound frozen or fresh ground turkey
  • 5 pound bag Russet potatoes, peeled and cut for boiling
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 pat butter

Cooking Instructions

  1. Boil potatoes until fork tender.
  2. Steam or boil frozen corn until done, add a pat of butter.
  3. Brown turkey in frying pan with salt & pepper to taste.
  4. In a glass round or oval Pyrex, oven-safe baking dish, layer the corn on the bottom, then add browned ground turkey spread evenly across the layer of corn. Set aside.
  5. Once the potatoes have finished cooking and are fork tender, drain water. Transfer potatoes to a stand mixer bowl or keep in pot for mixing with hand mixer. Add 1 stick butter, salt & pepper to taste. Add 1/4 cup of milk. Mix thoroughly starting out on low speed, then gradually on high until potatoes are whipped and fluffy.
  6. Spoon potatoes on top of the ground turkey and smooth out.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes. Potatoes will brown slightly.
  8. Serve hot!

Layer corn, browned ground turkey, mashed potatoes!

Warning! Contains Dairy!

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: Can substitute Lactaid Milk product
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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      CraftytotheCore 4 years ago

      Thank you PS! Someone brought us a casserole one time and they called it shepherd's pie. But it was made from ground beef, lima beans, in a gravy like sauce. It was quite different. It was good.

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      My daughter makes shepherds pie quite often and we love it. But she likes try changing things up a bit so I will share this with her. Am pinning as well. thank for sharing. Angels are on the way .