Gluten Free Fireside Pie and Kids In the Kitchen - #BornOnTheFarm #ad
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 7-8 servings
Great Comfort Food, this Gluten Free Fireside Pie is one the kids can help you make for dinner.
  • 1½ pounds to 2 pounds Lean Ground Beef
  • ½ cup of Low sodium Beef Broth
  • 1 teaspoon of tarragon
  • ¼ teaspoon of fresh ground pepper
  • 5 Potatoes - peeled
  • 12 mini carrots diced
  • 1 teaspoon of thickener - corn starch or potato starch we used cornstarch
  • 1 diced Onion
  • 2 cloves of Garlic
  • ½ cup of green peas
  • 2 Tablespoons of Gay Lea Light Sour Cream
  • ½ cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional - add parsnips diced to the vegetables.
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Brown the ground beef in a frying pan.
  3. Add the diced onion and 2 cloves of diced garlic too.
  4. Drain any excess fat.
  5. Add the beef broth
  6. Add tarragon and pepper.
  7. Reduce heat and stir.
  8. Add a bit of the thickener and stir until broth looks more like gravy
  9. Boil the peeled potatoes and the carrots together.
  10. Remove the carrots from the water and chop into small pieces.
  11. Add the peas to beef and onion mixture
  12. Add the carrots to the browned beef, onion mixture.
  13. Drain the potatoes and mash them
  14. Add the sour cream and keep mashing until smooth.
  15. In a long rectangular casserole dish, scoop and place all the beef and vegetables mixture.
  16. Spoon mashed potatoes on top and spread them out across the length of the dish. You can make them smooth or leave little peaks on the top to brown.
  17. Sprinkle shredded cheddar on top.
  18. Put the dish in the oven with foil over it.
  19. Cook for about 35 minutes, remove foil and serve.
Recipe by Thrifty Mommas Tips at