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Spicy Shepherd's Pie Recipe
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Spicy Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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Taco seasoning adds zip to this hearty main dish. It's easy to top with instant mashed potatoes, which I stir up while browning the beef.—Mary Malchow, Neenah, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6.6 ounces) instant mashed potatoes
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
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  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  1. Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, corn, olives, taco seasoning, chili powder, salt and garlic powder. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Top with 3/4 cup cheese. Spread mashed potatoes over the top; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Editor's Note: You may substitute 4-1/2 cups hot homemade mashed potatoes for the instant potatoes if desired.
Originally published as Spicy Shepherd's Pie in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p21

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Reviewed Feb. 12, 2014

I was very skeptical when I first saw this recipe. It was absolutely incredible!! The only thing I did different was omit the chili powder because I was concerned it would be too spicy with the taco seasoning. Next time I will try adding it. But, even if you don't like the chili powder, it's a really good recipe that will now become a regular in our house!!

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2014

Hubby loves this meal. I use home made mashed potatoes and regular canned for frozen corn and omit the olives. That keeps the kids happy. This recipe is a nice change from regular shepherd's pie.

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2013

This is so easy to make and one of my husband's favorite meals.

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Reviewed Oct. 3, 2013

easy enough but kind of boring. maybe add some beans or some mushrooms for more texture.

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Reviewed Apr. 17, 2013

Delicious! Not that spicy. No complaints from my 5 yr. Old

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