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Better Than The Freezer Aisle: Copycat Amy’s Gluten Free Dairy Free Shepherd’s Pie

Eating Gluten Free and/or Dairy Free from your grocer's freezer aisle can be a daunting task. In under an hour, you can bake your own Mini Shepherd's Pies for a fraction of the cost of it's freezer aisle counterpart.
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Better Than The Freezer Aisle: Copycat Amy’s Gluten Free Dairy Free Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients

Freezer Containers

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Nutritional Information

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Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, begin to brown beef stew meat, stirring often to ensure all sides are evenly browned.
  2. Add onion and garlic, and continue to brown for 5 more minutes
  3. Add carrots, tomato paste, and beef broth. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Add frozen vegetables and Worcestershire sauce, stir to combine. Remove from heat.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix mashed potatoes, dairy free butter, almond milk, salt and pepper, stirring to combine.
  6. Divide meat mixture evenly between silicone muffin cups, about 2/3 full.
  7. Divide mashed potatoes evenly over meat mixture, pressing down firmly.
  8. Bake at 400F for 20 minutes.

Freezing Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal to be frozen.

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, begin to brown beef stew meat, stirring often to ensure all sides are evenly browned.
  2. Add onion and garlic, and continue to brown for 5 more minutes
  3. Add carrots, tomato paste, and beef broth. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Add frozen vegetables and Worcestershire sauce, stir to combine. Remove from heat.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix mashed potatoes, dairy free butter, almond milk, salt and pepper, stirring to combine.
  6. Divide meat mixture evenly between silicone muffin cups, about 2/3 full.
  7. Divide mashed potatoes evenly over meat mixture, pressing down firmly.
  8. Bake at 400F for 20 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool completely.
  10. Flash freeze.
  11. Once completely frozen, remove the silicone cups. Divide among indicated number of gallon freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal after it’s been frozen.

  1. Remove foil lining and reheat in microwave for 1-2 minutes.

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