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Shepherds Pie

Prep: 25 minutes plus standing Bake: 20 minutes – Serves: 8 Best Choice pan coat spray 2 pounds extra lean ground beef 3 garlic cloves 5 tablespoons Best Choice all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons Best Choice tomato paste 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon Best Choice salt 1-1/2 teaspoons Best Choice ground black pepper… Read more »

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

Best Choice pan coat spray
2 pounds extra lean ground beef
3 garlic cloves
5 tablespoons Best Choice all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons Best Choice tomato paste
1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon Best Choice salt
1-1/2 teaspoons Best Choice ground black pepper
1 cup less-sodium beef broth
1 package (8 ounces) sliced white mushrooms
1 medium onion, diced
2-1/2 cups Best Choice frozen peas and carrots
1 container (24-ounce) Best Choice creamy mashed potatoes

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Spray 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish with pan coat 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.

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

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.


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