Low-Fat, Low-Carb Shepherds Pie

Low-Fat, Low-Carb Shepherds Pie


Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 10
Difficulty Easy

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  • 1 cup Broccoli
  • 2 Cauliflower whole heads
  • 3 Celery
  • 3 tbsp Cottage Cheese (fat free)
  • 1 Onion diced finely
  • 1/2 Zucchini
  • 1 Capsicum
  • 1/2 Kg Beef Mince lean
  • 5 cups Cabbage
  • 2 Carrots

Nutrition Information

Qty per
645g serve
Qty per
Energy 756cal 117cal
Protein 13.8g 2.1g
Fat (total) 3.96g 0.61g
 - saturated 1.27g 0.2g
Carbohydrate 31g 5g
 - sugars 12.9g 2g
Dietary Fibre 11.9g 1.8g
Sodium 321mg 50mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

This Low-Fat, Low-Carb Shepherds Pie has that delicious taste of comfort food but without the guilt factor.

The creamy cauliflower and cottage cheese topping tastes great! This Low-Fat, Low-Carb Shepherds Pie is perfect especially for the cold weather. So yummy and definitely better for you because of all the veggies in there!

Low-Fat, Low-Carb Shepherd's Pie


  1. Cut up the vegetables (except for the onion) and steam until soft.

  2. Remove cauliflower. Set aside.

  3. Dice onion finely and brown in a frypan with a little olive oil.

  4. Add mince and brown well.

  5. Once cooked, add the red wine vinegar to taste.

  6. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees.

  7. Mix mince and steamed vegetables together in a large casserole dish.

  8. Mash or puree the cooked cauliflowers until there are no lumps. Mix in some pepper and the cottage cheese to make the cauliflower creamy.

  9. Spread the cauliflower over the top of the meat and veggies and bake for 10 - 20 minutes or until the cauliflower is golden.

  10. Low-Fat, Low-Carb Shepherd's Pie is not suitable for freezing.

  11. This always tastes best if it is made ahead of time (i.e., one or two days before eaten).

  12. For a crunchy top, sprinkle some breadcrumbs over the cauliflower before placing in the oven.

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