Skillet Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

  • Preparation Time
    10 min.
  • Cooking Time
    50 min.
  • Serves

With big homey flavors, this shepherd’s pie is prepared with Classic Brown Gravy for the ultimate meat pie that the whole family will devour.

Recipe tags: gravy mix, easy difficulty, lunch, roast


Turkey Filling

2 Tbsp butter
1 lb lean ground turkey
¼ tsp each salt and pepper
1 onion, diced
1 carrot, diced
¼ cup thinly sliced fresh sage
1 pkg Southeastern Mills® Classic Brown Gravy Mix
½ cup frozen corn, defrosted
½ cup frozen peas, defrosted

Mashed Potato Topping

3 lb yellow potatoes, chopped
1 cup 35% heavy cream
4 Tbsp butter
½ tsp each salt and pepper
2 cup shredded cheese
½ tsp paprika


Directions for Turkey Filling

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 400˚F. Heat butter in large oven-proof skillet set over medium heat; cook turkey, salt and pepper for 5 to 8 minutes or slightly browned. Stir in onion, carrot and sage; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are slightly softened.

  • 2

    Whisk together Classic Brown Gravy Mix and 2 cups water. Stir into skillet; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes; stir in corn and peas. Remove from heat.

Directions for Mashed Potato Topping

  • 1

    Meanwhile, in saucepan of cold salted water, bring potatoes to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan. Mash together potatoes, cream, butter, salt and pepper until smooth. Stir in cheese.

  • 2

    Spoon potato topping over filling; smooth top. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbling.

Substitute ground chicken, pork or beef for ground turkey.