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Easy Shepherd’s Pie Bowls

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Easy Shepherd’s Pie Bowls
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 6

The easiest possible spin on a classic comfort food! This stovetop Shepherd’s Pie uses ground beef, frozen veggies and broth for a hearty stew that gets topped with extra cheesy mashed potatoes. Simple to whip up, and simply unbeatable for a weeknight dinner in a hurry. MORE+ LESS-

August 17, 2018

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup chopped onion
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1
bag (16 oz) frozen mixed vegetables (3 1/2 cups)
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
pouch (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ creamy butter mashed potatoes
Water, butter and milk called for on mashed potato pouch
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/4
cup chopped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
Paprika, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in frozen mixed vegetables, thyme, salt and pepper.
  • 2
    In 4-cup glass measuring cup, add broth and flour, beating with whisk to combine. Add broth mixture to skillet; heat to boiling. Cook 8 to 10 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture is slightly thickened.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, make mashed potatoes as directed on pouch; stir in cheese until melted and 2 tablespoons of the parsley.
  • 4
    To serve, divide beef mixture among bowls; top with potatoes. Sprinkle with paprika; garnish with remaining 2 tablespoons parsley.

Expert Tips

  • Substitute ground turkey for ground beef, and chicken broth for beef flavored broth, if desired.
  • Top mashed potatoes with additional shredded cheese before serving for an extra-cheesy dish. Shredded Monterey Jack or Colby Jack cheese may be substituted for shredded Cheddar.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
1290mg
54%
Potassium
610mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
19%
Sugars
5g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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