Wild Turkey Shepherd's Pie

1-2 pounds Wild Turkey, ground 
2 cups mixed veggies, frozen, canned, fresh 
1/2 onion, minced
2 tbsp oil 
4 cloves garlic, minced 
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon rubbed sage 
1 teaspoon cracked pepper 
1/4 tsp sea salt 
2 tsp tomato paste 
1 cup turkey or chicken broth
2 teaspoons rosemary leaves, chopped 
1 tsp thyme 
2 Tbsp flour 
2 cups mashed potatoes 


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. In large skillet or dutch oven heat oil, add onions and sauté until soft, add garlic and cook additional 2-3 minutes 
  3. Add ground turkey meat and season with sage, rosemary, thyme, pepper and salt. Cook until turkey. When turkey is cooked, sprinkle with flour and mix. 
  4. Add tomato paste, broth and Worcestershire. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes 
  5. Add veggies and cook additional 3-5 minutes 
  6. In baking dish or skillet add meat mixture and top with fresh mashed potatoes
  7. Bake 15-20 minutes until mash is begins to brown. 
  8. Let sit 15 minutes and serve. 

— Jeremiah Doughty 


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