Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Sheperds Pie

Ok - so the picture does not look so great...but trust me - it is quite yummy :)

I took a few different recipes, took out what I did not like, and squooshed them into one...


1 1/2 cups potato flakes, divided (make mashed to equal 4 cups...add a little extra milk to make it a easier to spread at the end)

1 pound extra lean ground beef, browned and drained (or ground turkey)
1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium)

16 ounces diced tom
ato, drain can
1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 10-ounce package frozen mixed vegetables, thawed (peas & carrots)

1 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded (8 oz)

1 dash paprika


1. Preheat oven to 350*

2. Prepare mashed potatoes according to package (plus extra milk to make it easier to spread) 3. Brown beef and onion - drain
4. Sprinkle some potato flakes in bottom of 9x12 pyrex
/glass dish
5. Mix tomatoes and beef/onion mixture and spread in pan

6. Spread vegetable mix over beef mixture, sprinkle with cheese

7. Spread po
tato mixture over beef mixture, top with paprika
8. Bake at 350* for 30 minutes. Serve warm.
Portion into 8 sections to serve

Per Serving (using the beef): 247 Calories; 13g Fat (45.2% calories from fat); 5g Sat Fat; 17g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 42mg Cholesterol; 184mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1 1/2 Fat.

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