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Saturday, March 6, 2010

Shepherd's Pie Recipe

12 oz. extra lean ground beef
½ cup chopped onion
1 cup each sliced baby carrots and frozen petite peas
½ cup low sodium beef broth
2 cups instant potato flakes prepared according to pkg. directions
Dash paprika

Preheat oven to 375.  In a non-stick skillet cook ground beef over medium heat. Add onion and cook 2 – 3 minutes stirring constantly until onion is softened. Add carrots and peas. Continue to cook and stir a couple of minutes until vegetables reach desired tenderness.  Add broth and bring mixture to a boil.  Reduce heat to low and let simmer about 10 minutes until most of the liquid is absorbed.  Transfer mixture to a casserole dish.  Top mixture with prepared potato flakes, spreading and fluffing with a fork.  Sprinkle with paprika.  Bake until heated through 15 – 20 minutes. 

*note:  I like to leave more of the liquid in the mixture when I add it to the casserole dish, so I do not simmer as long... and sometimes I like to add extra potatoes, just make sure you adjust points accordingly!

Makes 4 servings
7 Points Plus Value

1 comment:

  1. I will have to try this shepard's pie recipe. I have been using another one that is online because it has fewer points per serving. I will let you know what I think!!