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Mexican Shepherd’s Pie

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

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

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

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Replace ground beef with ground turkey breast and use reduced-fat cheese.

To save time, cook the ground beef and onions ahead of time; refirgerate until you prepare the recipe.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
1360mg
1360%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
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.

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