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Adelle Davis Recipes, Let's Eat Dinner

Shepherd’s Pie

Recipe:  Shepherd’s pie – A Classic Comfort Food

Let’s Cook it Right” is a celebrated cookbook dedicated to good health, good sense, and good eating. Adelle Davis believed that food should first and foremost be delicious.  This cookbook is full of ways to prepare fresh foods of all kinds in the most minimally-impacted, health preserving manner.  This book contains easy to follow recipes, a table of equivalents and an index.  The nutritional facts below were prepared by the graduate students at Cal State Los Angeles’ School of Kinesiology and the Nutritional Science program.

Let’s Cook it Right Page#:  214


Amount for 4 servings:


2 cups                   Mashed potatoes (with milk and butter)

1/4 cup                 whole dry powdered milk

1                              large egg

1/8 tsp                  salt

16 oz. (wt)           Brown sauce (p. 45)

16 oz. (wt)           roast beef less tender, no gravy (p. 45)

1/4 cup                 white onions, chopped

1/4 cup                 fresh parsley, chopped

1/2 cup                 celery, diced

1/4 cup                 raw wheat germ

1/2 tsp                 paprika




Nutrition Facts:


Serving Size: 386.50g
Calories:  569.50
Protein:  44.06g
Total fat: 28.72g
Saturated fat:  11.07g
Cholesterol:  150.98mg
Carbohydrates:  35.41g
Fiber:  3.62g
Sodium:  7384.53mg
Iron:  4.39mg
Vitamin A:  155.65RE
Vitamin C:  13.96mg
Vitamin D: 
Thiamin:  0.38mg
Riboflavin: 0.48g
Niacin:  6.22mg
Vitamin B6:  0.75mg
Folic acid:  54.13mcg
Magnesium:  57.30mg
Vitamin K:  22.77mcg
Diabetic Exchange Values: