Easy-to-Make Skillet Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Easy-to-Make Skillet Turkey Shepherd’s Pie | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credit: Joanna Cismaru via YouTube


What I love about this recipe by Joanna Cismaru on YouTube is how simple it is to make, but most of all, it’s a delicious and cheesy dish that is just addicting. I always make this dish whenever I have some leftover chicken or turkey in the fridge because it’s so convenient and inexpensive to make. Plus, almost all of the ingredients needed are already available in the kitchen.


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So if you’re looking for a quick and simple meal to prepare for breakfast or dinner with your family, then look no further because this recipe is a must-try! The steps to making this are also very easy to follow so you don’t have to worry about messing this up even if you are a newbie or beginner cook. I’m sure you will be impressed by this shepherd’s pie version.

Ingredients for Turkey Shepherd’s Pie:

  • 2 tbsp of butter, unsalted
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped
  • ½ tsp of dried basil
  • ½ tsp of dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 cube of chicken bouillon
  • 2 cups of turkey, chopped into small bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup of frozen peas
  • 4 cups of mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, shredded

How to Make Turkey Shepherd’s Pie:

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 375°F, then place a large skillet on a stove over medium heat, and melt the butter. Add the chopped onion, bell pepper, carrot, and celery, then saute them for about 5 minutes or until softened and translucent.

Step 2

Add the basil, thyme, salt, pepper, and garlic, then give them a good stir, and cook for 30 seconds until fragrant. Sprinkle the flour, then keep stirring, and cook them for about 1 to 2 minutes until the raw taste is gone.

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Image credit: Joanna Cismaru via YouTube


Step 3

Pour in the broth and add the chicken bouillon cube, then stir them together until dissolved, and cook them for 5 minutes or until the sauce has thickened while stirring occasionally. Add the turkey and peas, then give them a good mix, and bring them to a boil.

Step 4

Spread the mashed potatoes over the filling, then smooth it out, and sprinkle it with mozzarella cheese. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven, then allow it to bake for about 30 minutes or until the cheese has melted, and garnish with parsley. Serve warm and enjoy!

Easy Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe
Image credit: Joanna Cismaru via YouTube


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Easy-to-Make Skillet Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

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