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Mexican Shepherd’s Pie

mexican shepherd’s pie Entree Southwestern
Mexican Shepherd’s Pie
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

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

Updated September 13, 2016

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
1620mg
68%
Potassium
750mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
68g
23%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
4g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
20%
20%
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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