Thanksgiving Shepherd's Pie made with RITZ Crushed Crackers

Thanksgiving Shepherd's Pie made with RITZ Crushed Crackers

Everything that's amazing about a classic Thanksgiving dinner, layered into a shepherd's pie-style dish. Great for takeout, this cozy and comforting family-style meal featuring turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and the crunchy texture of buttery RITZ Crushed Crackers served with an orange-cranberry sauce makes it easy to offer a nostalgic favorite all year.


12 servings, 15.5 oz. each

  • Shepard's Pie
  • 3 lb. cooked turkey, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 lb. prepared turkey gravy
  • 2 lb. prepared bread stuffing
  • 3 lb. prepared mashed potatoes
  • 10 oz. coarsely crushed RITZ Crackers
  • 1-1/2 oz. salted butter, melted

  • Cranberry Orange Sauce
  • 12 oz. fresh cranberries
  • 3-1/2 oz. granulated sugar
  • 3-1/2 oz. orange juice
  • orange zest from 2 oranges
  • 1/2 tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories


  • Total fat

    21 g

  • Saturated fat

    6 g

  • Trans fat

    0 g

  • Cholesterol

    125 mg

  • Sodium

    1240 mg

  • Carbohydrate

    66 g

  • Dietary fiber

    5 g

  • Sugars

    15 g

  • Added sugars

    10 g

  • Protein

    41 g

  • Vitamin A

    4 %DV

  • Vitamin C

    15 %DV

  • Vitamin D

    2 %DV

  • Calcium

    10 %DV

  • Iron

    20 %DV

  • Potassium

    15 %DV


For Shepherd's Pie: Combine turkey and gravy. Spoon evenly into half hotel pan. Top with layers of stuffing and potatoes, spreading evenly. Cover with foil.

Bake in 350°F standard oven 35 to 45 min. or until internal temperature registers 165°F.

Meanwhile, toss cracker crumbs with butter. Remove foil from pan. Top with cracker mixture. Return to oven. Bake 5 min.

For Cranberry Orange Sauce: Combine ingredients in medium saucepot. Cook on medium heat about 5 min. or until cranberries begin to pop, or until desired consistency. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serve hot Shepherd's Pie with Cranberry Orange Sauce.