Spooky Shepherd’s Pie
Don't worry, these ghosts are the friendly kind. Ready-to-go veggies and gravy make this meal prep fast. —Paula Zsiray, Logan, Utah
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 2 cups frozen peas and carrots
- 2 cans (12 ounces each) home-style beef gravy
- 2 cups frozen corn
- 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
- 6 cups mashed potatoes
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat 10-12 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain.
- Set aside 16 carrot pieces for eyes; add remaining frozen peas and carrots to pan. Stir in gravy, corn and onion. Spoon into two greased 2-qt. baking dishes or eight greased ovenproof 2-cup baking dishes.
- Place mashed potatoes in a large resealable plastic bag; cut a 2-in. hole in corner of bag. Pipe ghost-shaped potatoes onto beef mixture; add carrot pieces for eyes. Bake, uncovered, 30-35 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 462 calories, 21g fat (7g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 1123mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 5g fiber), 29g protein.
Originally published as Shepherd's Pie in Simple & Delicious October/November 2014