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Chicken Shepherd’s Pie

October 8, 2020Teresa

Gluten Free Living – 2020

Chicken Shepherd’s Pie is absolutely awesome! No kidding. This fantastic version of Shepherd’s Pie will knock your socks off. It has a delicious bottom layer made with chicken, carrots, peas, corn and green beans. The top layer uses mashed potatoes and two kinds of cheese. It’s absolutely superb. It sure met my son’s standard of approval. 🙂

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I had some rotisserie chicken that needed using up after my son and his wife brought us Babe’s chicken for dinner one Sunday. I also used up some of Babe’s creamed corn and seasoned green beans in this recipe. Boy, was it great. I piled on the potatoes because we like a huge layer of potatoes with Shepherd’s Pie. But you can decrease the amount by half if you prefer a thinner layer.

Chicken Shepherd’s Pie is one of those recipes that your family will enjoy so much, they will want you to make it often. It’s a great entree to make when you have a lot of leftover veggies. Just add everything! 🙂 If you enjoy Shepherd’s Pie, this lovely chicken version is one that can’t be beat.

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Chicken Shepherd’s Pie is totally awesome.

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This savory entree will satisfy everyone.

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This delicious entree is gluten free.

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Chicken Shepherd’s Pie is topped with a thick load of cheesy mashed potatoes. Oh my. It’s so delicious to the taste buds.

Here’s what I did.

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I used these ingredients for the meat layer.

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Saute red onion, garlic, red bell pepper and sliced carrots in a third cup of chicken broth about 10 minutes.

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Add seasonings.

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Add tomato paste.

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Add Worcestershire sauce.

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Add frozen peas.

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Add chicken and cook on a low simmer for about 5-10 minutes.

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Add cornstarch and stir into mixture.

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Add corn and green beans. You can use whole kernel corn and regular or Italian flat green beans. I used Babe’s Chicken House creamed corn and their seasoned green beans.

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Stir ingredients to combine and heat through.

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Spray a 9×11″ deep dish glass baking dish with cooking spray. Pour meat mixture into prepared baking dish.

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I used these ingredients for the mashed potato topping.

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Bring potatoes to a boil; boil until tender.

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Drain potatoes.

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Mash potatoes with a potato masher.

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Add half-and-half and butter.

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Stir to combine.

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Add cheeses, garlic powder and salt and pepper.

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Stir ingredients well to combine.

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Spread mashed potatoes over top of meat mixture. Smooth top if desired.

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Sprinkle with cheese.

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Bake at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes until lightly golden brown. Sprinkle with fresh chives, if desired.

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Serve and enjoy!

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Shepherd’s Pie is so marvelous when made with chicken.

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Every bite of Chicken Shepherd’s Pie will have you salivating!

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While I enjoy Shepherd’s Pie made with beef, this version with chicken was sensational.

Here’s the recipe.

CHICKEN SHEPHERD’S PIE

(My own concoction)

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Chicken Shepherd's Pie is fantastic. This savory, comfort food entree is mouthwatering and irresistible. It includes a thick layer of mashed potatoes mixed with two cheeses for incredibly delicious flavor. This wonderful dish is great for company as well as family dinners. Everyone will rave over it!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Ingredients
MEAT FILLING:
MASHED POTATOES TOPPING:
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
Ingredients
MEAT FILLING:
MASHED POTATOES TOPPING:
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Instructions
MEAT FILLING:
  1. In a large 12” skillet, sauté carrots, red bell pepper, onions, and garlic in a 1/3 cup of chicken broth until veggies are tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add salt, pepper, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, remaining chicken broth and seasonings.
  3. Add frozen peas and chicken and cook about 5-10 minutes at a simmer.
  4. Add cornstarch and stir to combine.
  5. Add corn and green beans and heat through a few minutes.
  6. Spray an 9x11” glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  7. Pour meat mixture into prepared baking dish.
  8. Spread mashed potato topping with a rubber spatula all the way to the edges to seal in the chicken so there are no gaps.
  9. Sprinkle remaining cup of cheddar cheese over top.
  10. Bake at 400° for about 30 minutes until top is lightly, golden brown.
  11. Sprinkle with fresh minced chives for garnish, if desired.
  12. Allow casserole to sit out about 10 minutes and set up before serving.
MASHED POTATOES TOPPING:
  1. Bring water to a boil in a large stock pot.
  2. Add diced potatoes and boil about 15 minutes until soft.
  3. Drain.
  4. Add potatoes back into the stock pot.
  5. Add butter, half-and-half, parmesan cheese, 1 cup of sharp cheddar cheese and seasonings.
  6. Stir together well to combine.
  7. Set aside.
Recipe Notes

NOTE: I used Babe’s Chicken House seasoned flat green beans and creamed corn for this recipe.

NOTE: I used a 9x11” deep dish glass baking dish, not a 9x13” baking dish.

NOTE: if using frozen veggies add to pot and cook before adding cornstarch. If adding leftovers or canned veggies, add after adding cornstarch and just heat through.

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Nutrition Facts
Chicken Shepherd's Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 462 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 951mg 40%
Potassium 1215mg 35%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 5g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 42%
Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 30%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Chicken Shepherd’s Pie is amazing comfort food on cold, winter nights.

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I mounded up the potatoes because we enjoy a lot of potatoes with Shepherd’s Pie.

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While this entree takes a bit more work than some recipes, it’s so good, even as leftovers, that your family will request it often.

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Mouthwatering. Irresistible. Fantastic!

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