Turkey Shepherd's Pie

Recipe for Turkey Shepherd's Pie
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Ingredients

1 pound ground turkey, cooked
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
1 can (10.5 ounces) cream of mushroom soup
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 cups cooked and mashed potatoes

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a bowl, combine turkey, onions, vegetables, mushroom soup, and salt and pepper. Pour into a 9x9-inch baking dish. Top with mashed potatoes. Bake for 1 hour, or until top is golden brown. Let sit for 5 minutes, then serve. 

Yield: 

Makes 4 to 5 servings.

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This is a Cottage Pie.

Shepherds don't herd turkeys, only sheep. A shepherd's pie is made with lamb. Shepherds would cull a lamb on occasion, and when they had the rest of the ingredients available, to make a "Shepherd's Pie." Any other protein makes it a cottage pie.