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Mexican Shepherd’s Pie

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4
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You're only 30 minutes away from a fiesta of flavors in an easy ground beef, skillet dinner!

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) corn, drained
1
pouch (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ loaded mashed potatoes
Water, milk and butter called for on potatoes pouch
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
medium tomato, sliced into thin wedges
Tortilla chips, if desired

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, make potatoes as directed on pouch, using water, milk and butter.
  • 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

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
551.7
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29.0g
45%
Saturated Fat
11.5g
58%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
95.0mg
32%
Sodium
1377.1mg
57%
Total Carbohydrate
43.4g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
28.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
10.80%
11%
Calcium
14.10%
14%
Iron
20.70%
21%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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