Choose Your Own [Adventure]: Paleo Meatza or Shepherd's Pie!
Recipe type: Paleo or Vegetarian
Cuisine: Oh The Humanity!
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Serves: 10
 
What You'll Need
  • BASE:
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cups sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped (big chunks fine, it's just going into a food processor or blender
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 cup fresh basil (pressed down, loose leaves)
  • ¼ cup fresh oregano
  • 4 tbsp. hot water or veggie or bone broth
  • 3 pounds organic grass fed ground bison or beef *or* 3 pounds vegetarian ground round
  • TOPPINGS:
  • 8 spears of dino kale, washed and shredded
  • 1½ cups of grass fed sheeps' feta *or* 1 cup shredded Daiya cheese alternative combined with 1 cup nutritional yeast
  • ½ teaspoon pink Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 large head of cauliflower, trimmed, chopped and steamed until very soft
  • 2 large (or 3 or 4 small) sweet potatoes, peeled chopped and steamed until very soft
How You Do
  1. Blend onion, garlic, sundried tomatoes, carrot, basil, oregano and broth (or water), till a chunky paste is formed. (Use a food processor or standing blender with a tamper.) Set aside.
  2. Combine paste and ground bison or beef (or ground round) and mix with your hand to combine.
  3. Brown in a cast iron pan, only takes a few minutes
  4. Place steamed cauliflower, sweet potato, pink salt and ground pepp in food processor and puree until smooth
  5. Shuffle meat (or non-meat, HA!) mixture into a 9 x 13 inch baking dish (I use a glass Pyrex one)
  6. Layer shredded kale on top
  7. Layer cheese or cheese alternative and nutritional yeast on top
  8. Scoop and smooth out mashed cauliflower and sweet potato over beef mixture, sprinkle with the smoked paprika
  9. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes
  10. Serve!
Recipe by They Roar at http://www.theyroar.com/2016/01/choose-your-own-adventure-paleo-meatza-or-shepherds-pie/