Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  347
  • Protein  21 g
  • Carbohydrates  23 g
  • Fat  19 g
  • Cholesterol  73 mg
  • Sodium  296 mg
  • Potassium  553 mg
  • Phosphorus  254 mg
  • Calcium  96 mg
  • Fiber  2.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1-1/2 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Double boiling potatoes in a large pot of water reduces potassium content. Peel and cut potatoes into small pieces, cover with water and boil  5 minutes. Replace with fresh water and cook to desired consistency. Discard cooking water.
  • Freeze extra portions for a quick meal later.
  • This lower protein version of Easy Sheperd's Pie has a reduced amount of ground beef compared to the original recipe on The nutrients have been adjusted to reflect this change.

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Easy Shepherd’s Pie Lower Protein
Flotina says:

Excellent recipe! Used ground turkey instead of beef. The gravy really adds a special touch. Will have this often. I baked it in an 11x7 pan. Fit just perfect.

Sep. 27, 2015, 4:00 PM - Inappropriate review?
Easy Shepherd’s Pie Lower Protein

Can u sub evaporated milk for any recipe that uses non dairy creamer? I will be using mashed cauliflower for the potatoes. Thanks Dietitian comment: No the evaporated milk has much more potassium and phosphorus. Try rice milk or almond milk instead.

Mar. 01, 2014, 8:37 PM - Inappropriate review?
Easy Shepherd’s Pie Lower Protein
cats says:

I made this for supper, it as delicious. I soaked the potatoes for 6 hrs, changing water twice. I think over cook the potatoes, they were very sticky to work with.

Jun. 05, 2013, 1:16 AM - Inappropriate review?

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