Mexican Shepherd’s Pie

Mexican Shepherd’s Pie

You're only 30 minutes away from a fiesta of flavors in an easy ground beef, skillet dinner!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
lb extra lean (at least 93%) ground beef
1/2
cup sliced green onions
1
cup Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky Salsa
1 1/2
teaspoons chili powder
3/4
teaspoon cumin
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® corn, drained
1
pouch Betty Crocker® loaded mashed potatoes (from 6.1 oz box)
1 1/3
cups water
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
cup milk
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
medium tomato, sliced into thin wedges
Tortilla chips, if desired
  1. In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef and 1/4 cup of the green onions over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in salsa, chili powder and cumin. Spoon corn evenly over beef mixture in skillet. Cover and cook over low heat until mixture is thoroughly heated.
  2. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat water and butter to boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in milk and 1 pouch potatoes with seasoning just until blended. Let stand about 1 minute or until liquid is absorbed; beat with fork until smooth.
  3. Spoon potatoes over corn in skillet; spread evenly. Sprinkle with cheese and remaining 1/4 cup green onions. Cover; cook over low heat about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Arrange tomato wedges in spoke fashion over potatoes. Garnish with tortilla chips around outside edge of skillet.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
Replace ground beef with ground turkey breast and use reduced-fat cheese.
Do-Ahead
To save time, cook the ground beef and onions ahead of time; refirgerate until you prepare the recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 1360mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 42g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 1/2 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.