Low Carb Shepherd's Pie
Recipe Shared by Carey
Serving Size : 1
3 slices bacon
2 pounds ground beef
1 green bell pepper
1 small onion
1 pound mushrooms -- sliced
1 can beef stock -- or mushroom stock
1 shot brandy
salt and pepper
Cook the bacon, remove and drain.
Seed the pepper and peel the onion, then chop finely in a food processor.
Saute the ground beef, onions, and green Pepper in the bacon grease. When the beef is mostly browned, add the mushrooms and continue to cook, stirring and breaking up the large chunks of beef to brown evenly.
Add the broth and brandy and bring to a strong simmer.
Sprinkle on xanthum gum, stir, and repeat as necessary to achieve the desired consistency. It should be thick like a stew or hearty gravy. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 3198 Calories; 253g Fat (73.3% calories from fat); 169g Protein; 38g Carbohydrate; 9g Dietary Fiber; 788mg Cholesterol; 3068mg Sodium. Exchanges: 22 1/2 Lean Meat; 7 1/2 Vegetable; 37 1/2 Fat.