Skinny Shepherd’s Pie

Recipe posted in: Tasty Takes on Nutrisystem Meals

Everyone knows that Shepherd’s Pie is the ultimate comfort food. But most people also know that the savory dish, which typically features a meat and vegetable base and a creamy mashed potato top layer isn’t exactly diet-friendly.

But you can still enjoy all the flavor and texture of this delicious seasonal staple with this simple recipe that features your Nutrisystem Turkey Medallions with Mashed Potatoes and a few other pantry staples.

Servings: 1

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Nutrisystem Dinner and 1 Vegetable

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Nutrisystem Turkey Medallions with Mashed Potatoes
  • ¼ cup carrots, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. celery, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. parsnips, diced
  • 1 tsp. mined garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. frozen green peas
  • ¼ chicken broth
  • ¼ tsp. dried thyme, divided
  • ¼ tsp. dried rubbed sage
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
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Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Remove tray from carton and cut two, 1-inch slits in film to vent.
  3. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Peel back film and set aside to cool.
  4. When cool, carefully remove turkey medallions from gravy and chop into bite size pieces.
  5. In a saucepan combine turkey, carrots, celery, onion, parsnips, garlic, half of the dried thyme, and dried sage.
  6. Pour chicken broth over mixture in saucepan, set pan over high heat and bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes or until liquid reduces slightly.
  8. Add peas and the remaining gravy to saucepan.
  9. Spray a ramekin with cooking spray.
  10. Transfer vegetable and turkey mixture to the ramekin, spreading evenly on the bottom.
  11. Mix remaining dried thyme into mashed potatoes and add salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Carefully spoon mashed potatoes over turkey and vegetable mixture in ramekin.
  13. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Switch oven to broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until top is golden brown.