Shepherds Pie

Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie

Prep and Cook Time 28 minutes


Makes 4 servings


1-1/3 cups instant mashed potato flakes
1-2/3 cups milk
2 tablespoons margarine or butter
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1 pound ground beef
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 jar (12 ounces) beef gravy
1 package (10 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed and drained
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat broiler. Prepare 4 servings of mashed potatoes according to package directions, using milk, margarine and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  2. Meanwhile, brown beef in large broilerproof skillet over medium-high heat, stirring to break up meat. Drain fat. Sprinkle beef with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add gravy and vegetables; mix well. Cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until hot.
  3. Spoon prepared potatoes around outside edge of skillet, leaving 3-inch circle in center. Sprinkle cheese evenly over potatoes. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat 3 minutes or until cheese is golden brown and beef mixture is bubbly.

Nutritional Information

Calories 557
Calories from Fat 47 %
Total Fat 29 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Carbohydrate 34 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 40 g
Sodium 1581 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Vegetable 2
Meat 4
Fat 3

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