Chicken Shepherd's Pie

Ingredients

  • 8potatoes
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 1 medium head roasted garlic
  • 1 pound cooked, shredded chicken breast meat
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    To prepare roasted garlic: Cut head of garlic in half and drizzle with olive oil. Wrap in foil and bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 45 minutes.

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  • Step 2

    Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Step 3

    Peel, chop and boil potatoes until tender. Drain, then mash potatoes. Add butter, milk and roasted garlic and mix in. Set aside.

  • Step 4

    Arrange chicken evenly in the bottom of a casserole dish, then sprinkle with spices, then layer peppers, corn and all but 1/4 cup cheese. Spread mashed potatoes on top, sealing everything in. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

  • Step 5

    Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes or until brown around edges.

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