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Cottage Pie with Kale and Cauliflower  Recipe

Cottage Pie with Kale and Cauliflower


This tasty and flavorful paleo cottage pie, made with ground beef, mashed cauliflower, and kale, is a great option for a quick family dinner.


  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup chopped kale
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 ¼ cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 leeks, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Place cauliflower in a pot of boiling water; simmer over medium heat until softened, about 15 minutes. Drain and place in the bowl of a food processor. Add almond milk, kale, and nutmeg; pulse until smooth.
  2. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  3. Combine ground beef, mushrooms, leeks, carrots, red onion, and garlic in a skillet over medium-high heat; cook until ground beef is brown and crumbly and vegetables are softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Spread in the bottom of an 8-inch baking dish. Top with pureed cauliflower mixture.
  4. Broil in the preheated until golden, about 10 minutes. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

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Nutritional Information

Cottage Pie with Kale and Cauliflower

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 318.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 50 %
carbohydrates: 6 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 23 %
fat: 26 %
saturated fat: 32 %
cholesterol: 23 %
vitamin a iu: 68 %
niacin equivalents: 83 %
vitamin b6: 46 %
vitamin c: 126 %
folate: 33 %
calcium: 11 %
iron: 21 %
magnesium: 22 %
potassium: 27 %
sodium: 6 %
thiamin: 20 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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