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Thursday, October 25 2012

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.


Potato Topped Beef Bowl
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Total Time: 19 mins
     lb.  ground beef
     16-oz. pkg.  frozen mixed vegetables
     8-oz. pkg.  shredded cheddar cheese (2 cups)
    1/4  cup  snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
        Salt and ground black pepper
     cups  instant mashed potato flakes
     Tbsp.  butter, melted
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.
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.
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.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 677, Total Fat 42 g, Saturated Fat 22 g, Monounsaturated Fat 14 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 152 mg, Sodium 693 mg, Carbohydrate 35 g, Total Sugar 0 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 41 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 59%, Calcium 47%, Iron 24%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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