Tuna shepherd's pie

Tuna shepherd's pie

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  • 0:20 Prep
  • 0:25 Cook
  • 4 Servings
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For those of us who are on a budget, this hearty shepherd’s pie is full of goodness and tasty too.

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  • 3 medium (600g) sebago potatoes, peeled, chopped
  • 30g butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium brown onion, chopped
  • 720g jar tomato pasta sauce
  • 2 celery stalks, trimmed, chopped
  • 150g broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1/3 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 425g can tuna in springwater, drained, flaked


  • Step 1
    Place potato in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to the boil. Boil, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash. Add butter, milk and two-thirds of the cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Stir with a wooden spoon until smooth. Cover to keep warm.
  • Step 2
    Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until onion has softened. Add pasta sauce, celery, broccoli and corn. Stir to combine. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add basil and tuna. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Step 3
    Preheat grill on medium. Divide tuna mixture between four 1 1/2 cup-capacity ramekins. Top with mashed potato. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Grill for 4 to 5 minutes or until potato is golden and cheese has melted. Serve.

  • Low carb
  • Lower gi


  • 2123 kj


  • 23g

    Fat Total

  • 12g

    Saturated Fat

  • 9g


  • 34g


  • 79mg


  • 1155.81mg


  • 16g

    Carbs (sugar)

  • 37g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve


Super saver: Replace celery, broccoli and corn kernels with  1 1/2 cups frozen pea, carrot and corn mix and save around $2.15 in total.

  • Author: Donna Boyle
  • Image credit: Mark O'Meara
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas

Source: taste.com.au


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