Italian-Style Shepherd's Pie

Garlic mashed potatoes add Italian flair to a homespun steak and veggie casserole.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb boneless beef sirloin, trimmed of fat, cut into 1-inch cubes
1
cup sliced onion (about 1 medium)
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1
jar (14 oz) tomato pasta sauce (any variety) (1 1/2 cups)
1
pouch (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Water, milk and butter called for on potato mix pouch
2
tablespoons shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2-quart casserole or 11x7-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef, onion and carrots to skillet; sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is brown.
  • 2 Stir in mushrooms and pasta sauce. Heat to boiling. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spread in casserole.
  • 3 Make potatoes as directed on pouch using water, milk and butter. Spoon into 8 mounds around edge of hot beef mixture. Sprinkle cheese over all.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and potatoes are light golden brown.

Expert Tips

Add a dash of color by sprinkling the top of this casserole with about 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 1/2 cups)
Calories
490
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
1350mg
1350%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
38g
38%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.