A delicious low carb alternative to the traditional one! Prep Time10 minutes Cook Time25 minutes Total Time35 minutes SERVINGS TOTAL CARBS17.84 CookMira


  • 1 carrot
  • 3 celery sticks
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 500 g ground beef (or pork)
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste (about 18g)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Mashed Cauliflower

  • 1 medium cauliflower (about 500g)
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • pinch parsley
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella


  • Preheat the oven to 210C/410F.
  • Peel and dice the carrot. Dice the celery sticks and onion, and mince the garlic.
  • In a large frying pan, heat the oil and add the vegetables to the pan. Cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes, until soft, and add the ground beef. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until browned, and add the salt, pepper, garlic powder and tomato paste. Cook for another minute until the seasoning has all been incorporated. Turn off heat and transfer the meat to a baking dish  . I used two 6.5×3.5” baking dishes.
  • Clean and cut the cauliflower and put them to boil in a large pot until soft, about 6-7 minutes. Drain the water, and add the cream, 1/2 cup of cheese, butter, salt, pepper and garlic powder to the pot. I used a stick blender  to mash the cauliflower, but you could transfer the ingredients to a blender or food processor, or mash really hard with a potato masher.
  • Spoon the mashed cauliflower over the meat mixture.
  • Sprinkle the other 1/2 cup of cheese over the cauliflower. Sprinkle some parsley over the cheese. Place the baking dish into the oven on the highest rack and bake for 10 minutes, or until the cheese has melted and has a nice golden colour. Take out of the oven and enjoy!

Nutrition FactsLow Carb Shepherd’s PieAmount Per Serving (1 g)Calories 538Calories from Fat 334% Daily Value*Fat 37.11g57%Saturated Fat 15.45g97%Cholesterol 118mg39%Carbohydrates 17.84g6%Fiber 5.4g23%Sugar 7.52g8%Protein 34.44g69%NET CARBS 12.44g25%* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutritional information is provided through calculations made on fatsecret.com. They are approximate only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on mypcoskitchen.com. Sugar alcohols are included in the fiber count. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber (which include sugar alcohols).

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