Greek-Style Shepherd's Meat and Potato Cups

Greek-Style Shepherd's Meat and Potato Cups

Take a tip from the Greek Isles and turn ground meat into clever cups for seasoned mashed potato mix and feta cheese.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
lb. lean ground beef
1/4
cup Progresso® Plain Bread Crumbs
1
to 2 garlic cloves, minced
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
egg
1 1/3
cups plain mashed potato mix (dry)
Water
Milk
Margarine or butter
Salt
1 1/3
oz. (1/3 cup) crumbled garlic and herb feta cheese
1/3
cup pitted kalamata olives, sliced
1/3
cup chopped seeded tomato
1/4
cup finely chopped green onions
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, garlic, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt and egg; mix well. Divide mixture evenly into 8 ungreased muffin cups. Pat in bottom and up sides of each cup to form crust.
  2. In medium saucepan, prepare potatoes as directed on package using water, milk, margarine and salt. Add feta cheese; stir gently to mix. Fill beef-lined cups with potato mixture.
  3. Place cookie sheet on oven rack below muffin pan in case of spillover. Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked. Remove cups from pan; place on individual serving plates. Sprinkle with olives, tomato and onions.
Makes 4 servings
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Recipe Fact
Shepherd's pie is a classic savory pie traditionally prepared from leftovers. Meat and vegetables are moistened with gravy, transferred to a pie plate, and topped with mashed potatoes. The pie is so named because it was often prepared with lamb or mutton.
Make-Ahead Tip
Assemble the meat cups; cover and refrigerate for up to a day. Uncover the meat cups and bake, adding 3 to 5 minutes to the baking time.
Serving Suggestion
Accompany this recipe with fresh steamed green beans, and bread and butter. Serve sliced melon for dessert.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/4 Serving)
  • Calories 620
    • (Calories from Fat 250),
  • Total Fat 28g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,),
  • Cholesterol 125mg;
  • Sodium 1050mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 66g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.