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Shepherd’s Pie

Prep: 25 minutes plus standing
Bake: 20 minutes
Serves: 8

  • Our Family Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 pounds extra-lean ground beef
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 5 tablespoons Our Family all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons Our Family tomato paste
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Our Family salt
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons Our Family ground black pepper
  • 1 cup less-sodium beef broth
  • 1 package (8 ounces) Open Acres sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 medium Open Acres onion, diced
  • 2 1⁄2 cups frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 container (24 ounces) Our Family prepared mashed potatoes
  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Spray 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In large nonstick skillet, cook beef and garlic over medium-high heat 7 to 8 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, stirring frequently. Stir in 3 tablespoons flour, tomato paste, thyme, 1⁄2 teaspoon salt and 3⁄4 teaspoon pepper. Reserve 2 tablespoons broth; stir remaining broth into skillet. Heat to simmering and cook 2 minutes. Spread beef mixture evenly in bottom of prepared dish. 
  2. In same skillet, cook mushrooms, onion, and remaining 1⁄2 teaspoon salt and 3⁄4 teaspoon pepper over medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes or until onion and mushrooms are tender, stirring occasionally. Fold in peas and carrots and remaining 2 tablespoons flour and 2 tablespoons broth. Spread vegetable mixture evenly over beef mixture. 
  3. In medium microwave-safe bowl, heat potatoes in microwave oven on high 1 minute to soften. Stir potatoes; spread evenly over vegetable mixture. 
  4. Bake pie 20 to 25 minutes or until sides begin to bubble. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting. 

Chef Tip To brown top of finished pie, place oven rack about 8 inches from source of heat and preheat broiler. Lightly spray mashed potato topping with butter flavored cooking spray and heat under broiler 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 329 Calories, 17g Fat (6g Saturated), 60mg Cholesterol, 662mg Sodium, 24g Carbohydrates, 4g Fiber, 21g Protein