Green Pea Shepherd’s Pies Recipe

Green Pea Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

These scrumptious little pies are loaded with protein, which is vital for children’s growth and development. Protein also helps keep blood sugar levels balanced and keeps kids full for longer so they are less likely to want sweets. This dish also supplies plenty of iron, beta-carotene and zinc for a healthy immune system.

Serves: 4

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Green Pea Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

By: Lisa Guy

These scrumptious little pies are loaded with protein, which is vital for children’s growth and development. Dinner tonight?


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Recipe


Ingredients

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled & washed
  • 1½ cups frozen or fresh green peas
  • Cold-pressed olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed & chopped
  • 400g lamb mince, organic if possible
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, cut into small pieces
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • Kernels from 1 whole corn cob
  • 1 × 400g tin tomatoes
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Grated cheese, for topping

Method


  • Place diced potatoes and peas in a steamer and cook until tender.
  • In a large frying pan, add a little olive oil, then cook onion and garlic for a few minutes, add lamb and cook for a further 4–5 mins until starting to brown.
  • Add broccoli, carrots and corn kernels, and cook for another 5 mins. Add tomatoes and simmer with lid off until tender.
  • Place cooked potatoes, peas and a pinch of sea salt in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Add lamb mixture evenly into 4 ramekin dishes, top with pea mash and sprinkle with cheese. Place under the griller to melt cheese and then serve.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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