Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Shepherd's Pie

An easier, shortcut version of Shepherd's Pie.


1 pound ground beef
1 (24 ounce) package refrigerated mashed potatoes (Simply Potatoes brand)
4 ounces cream cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
salt and pepper
4 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed and warmed (carrots, peas, corn, beans, etc)
1 (1 ounce) packet dry beef gravy mix

Brown meat in large skillet. Drain well.

Make gravy according to package directions. Stir vegetables and gravy into meat.

Spoon meat mixture into baking dish.

Heat potatoes according to package directions and then mix with cream cheese, 1/2 cup of the cheddar cheese, salt and pepper until well blended. Cover meat mixture with potato mixture. Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.

Bake at 375 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until heated through and bubbling around the edges.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

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