Lite Traditional Shepherd’s Pie

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For the mashed potatoes
4 pounds cooked potatoes
4 tablespoon lite butter
1/4 cup fat free heavy cream (supermarkets usually have it with the milk)
1 cup 2% white cheddar cheese
salt and pepper

For the filling
1 pound ground turkey
1 pound lean ground beef
2 tablespoon olive oil
2 yellow onions cut into small pieces
2 carrot cut into small pieces
2 celery stalk cut into small pieces
4 minced garlic cloves
2 tablespoon tomato sauce
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 cup beef stock
2 tablespoon worcestershire
1 1/2 cup frozen peas
salt and pepper

Preheat oven 400 degrees. In a pan heat olive oil over medium, saute onions, carrots, celery, garlic, salt and pepper for 5 minutes stirring occasionally. Add turkey, beef, tomato sauce and paste and cook for 4 minutes. Add stock, worcestershire and cumin and simmer for 8 minutes. Mix peas and cook for 2 more minutes. Pour into rectangular baking dish.
Mash boiled potatoes with all ingredients and pour on top of mixture. Bake for 15 minutes then change to broil and cook until crispy, around 5 more minutes

*This recipe is an inspiration from my irish friend in Palos Verdes!IMG_0474

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