Garlic Shepherd's Pie

Chili sauce adds a slightly sweet touch to this potato-topped meat and veggie pie.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups frozen baby beans and carrots (from 1-lb bag)
1
cup sliced mushrooms (3 oz)
2
cups diced tomatoes (from 28-oz can), undrained
1
jar (12 oz) beef gravy
2
tablespoons chili sauce
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
pouch (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Water, milk and butter called for on potatoes pouch
2
teaspoons shredded Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain well. Stir in frozen vegetables, mushrooms, tomatoes, gravy, chili sauce, basil and pepper. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • 2 While beef mixture is simmering, make potatoes as directed on pouch, using water, milk and butter. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon beef mixture into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish or 2-quart casserole. Spoon potatoes onto beef mixture around edges of dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until potatoes are firm and beef mixture is bubbly.

Expert Tips

Shepherd’s pie is a dish of cooked ground or diced meat mixed with gravy and vegetables and topped with mashed potatoes. Originally made with lamb or mutton, it was created as an economical way to use leftover meat.

For a heartier flavor, use sliced portabella mushrooms instead of regular white mushrooms.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
1050mg
1050%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.