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  • 62 Ratings

This quick and easy main dish recipe is also called shepherd's pie. Each serving includes a layer of beef and mixed vegetables, mashed potato flakes, and a sprinkling of cheddar cheese.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 16 ounce frozen mixed vegetables

  • 1 8 ounce shredded cheddar cheese (2 cups)

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

  • Salt and ground black pepper

  • 2 cups instant mashed potato flakes

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • Preheat broiler. In extra-large skillet brown beef over medium-high heat; drain off fat. Stir in frozen vegetables. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Stir in half the cheese, half the parsley, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

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  • Meanwhile, in large bowl combine 2 cups boiling water, potato flakes, and 1 tablespoon of the butter. Stir until smooth. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.

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  • Divide beef mixture among four 16-ounce broiler-safe dishes. Top with potatoes; sprinkle remaining cheese. Broil 3 inches from heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until cheese is melted. Drizzle with melted butter; sprinkle with remaining parsley. Makes 4 servings.

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Nutrition Facts

677 calories, 42 g fat (22 g saturated fat, 2 g polyunsaturated fat, 14 g monounsaturated fat), 152 mg cholesterol, 693 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 41 g protein.

Reviews

62 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 30
  • 4 Rating Star 15
  • 1 Rating Star 6
  • 3 Rating Star 6
  • 2 Rating Star 5