The Best Keto Shepherds Pie Recipe

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The best keto shepherd’s pie we’ve tried starts with beef, onion, cauliflower, and heavy whipping cream. This delicious one-pan dish is an easy family-pleaser.

It’s the best, most delicious comfort food, popular in the U.K. typically featuring ground meat with veggies and mashed potatoes on top. Luckily, for those following a Keto lifestyle, there’s a yummy and easy way to make a lower-carb version using creamy mashed cauliflower!


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5 pounds ground beef (you can use ground lamb, chicken, or turkey)
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 10 oz. bags of frozen riced cauliflower (cook and drain as to remove excess moisture)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
The Best Keto Shepherds Pie


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet on the stove and cook meat, onion, celery, and garlic. Stir in tomato paste, and season with salt & pepper to taste.
  3. If not using an oven-safe skillet, transfer meat mixture to a medium-sized casserole dish.
  4. Heat up cauliflower in microwave according to package instructions, and drain if any excess water.
  5. Place cauliflower in a food processor. Add in cheeses, cream, butter, and oregano. Process until mixture has a “mashed potato” consistency.
  6. Spread mixture on top of meat evenly.
  7. Place in 350 degree oven for about 30 minutes, until top is golden brown.
  8. Cut and serve warm.

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