Ghostly Shepherd’s Pie

Ghostly Shepherd’s Pie


Treat your little ghosts and goblins to a tummy-warming stew that looks them right in the eye!

Ingredients

  • 1

    pound lean (a minimum of 80%) ground beef
  • 1

    medium onion, coarsely chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1

    bag (12 oz) frozen combined vegetables
  • 1

    can (145 oz) Muir Glen ™ natural diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained
  • 1

    container (12 oz) beef gravy
  • 2 2/3

    cups water
  • 1/4

    cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4

    teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2/3

    cup milk
  • 2

    cups Betty Crocker ™ mashed potatoes (dry)

Steps

  • 1

    Heat oven to 375 ° F. In 12- inch frying pan, cook beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring sometimes, up until thoroughly prepared; drain. Set 12 peas (from frozen vegetables) aside for garnish. Include staying frozen vegetables, tomatoes and gravy to beef mix. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, till veggies are crisp-tender.

  • 2

    In 2-quart pan, heat water, butter and garlic powder to boiling. Remove from heat; include milk. Stir in dry potatoes; mix well.

  • 3

    Spoon beef mixture into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) or oval (2 1/2- quart) glass baking meal. With large spoon, make 6 mounds of potato mix on top of beef mixture to look like ghosts.

  • The early Celts believed you might repel the ghosts that came out on Halloween by lighting lanterns or candle lights. Why not keep these little ghosts at bay by lighting candles at the table?
  • Serve bowls of tasty, saucy “pie” with cut-up veggies and dip and warm-from-the-oven breadsticks.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:
1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18 g
28%
Hydrogenated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
70 mg
24%
Salt
630 mg
26%
Potassium
720 mg
21%
Overall Carbohydrate
36 g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
7g
Protein
20 g
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:

1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carb; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Extremely Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;.

Carbohydrate Option

2 1/2.

Percent Daily Worths are based upon a 2,000 calorie diet.

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