It's really simple. I use ground turkey and a combination of fresh and frozen veggies. I'm out of fresh herbs, but dried will do. Let's make it happen.
Start with the mashed potatoes. Cut up raw potato (I leave the skin on) and cover the pieces in cold water. Add kosher salt, slap a lid on and bring to a boil. Once the pieces are fork tender, drain them and dump them into the KitchenAid.
Now if everything was warm, you could top with the mashed potatoes and bake. Since I was working with frozen veggies, I let mine bake covered, without the potatoes.
Once everything was hot, it was time to add the potatoes. Spread them on evenly. An offset spatula works great for this.Bake until the potatoes take on some color.
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