A spicy spin on a simple, traditional comfort dish, Southwestern Turkey Shepherd's Pie, changes up the vegetables with southwestern flavors delivering a soul-warming casserole with turkey and cheesy mashed potatoes. This dish is a perfect way to use up extra holiday turkey and mashed potatoes too!
Course Main Course
Keyword Shepherd's Pie recipe, Southwestern Turkey Shepherd's Pie
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 35minutes
Total Time 50minutes
Author Toni Dash
1cupYellow Onion, chopped
1 ½cupsSweet Pepper(any color or a mix), chopped
1cupcanned Black Beans, drained and rinsed
1cupGreen Chilies, diced (hot or mild)
4cupsprepared Mashed Potatoes
1cupgrated Sharp Cheddar Cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and sauté until they begin to turn translucent. Add the sweet peppers and continue to sauté 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
Add the black beans, corn, green chilies, turkey and salsa; stir to fully combine. Spoon into a 9 x 13 inch baking pan and spread evenly covering the bottom of the pan.
Spread the mashed potatoes over the turkey-vegetable layer to cover. Sprinkle the grated cheese on top.
Bake for 30 minutes until fully heated through. Can broil for the last few minutes to make the top crispy.