Mexicana Shepherd's Pie

Denise Miles


Another one of my Special Skillet meals! Everyone LOVES this Recipe! My history backgound is Hispanic. Try it and you'll see how fantastic & easy it is!

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20 Min


25 Min


Stove Top


1 lb
extra lean (atleast 93%)ground beef
1/2 c
sliced green onion
1 c
salsa, chunky
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix + 2/3 c. water
1 can(s)
whole kernel corn
4 medium
peeleed and diced potatoes
1/2 c
mexican blend shredded cheese
1 medium
tomato sliced into thin wedges
tortilla chips,if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

Using a 2 quart sauce pan, place peeled & chopped potatoes into 3 inch pieces. Cover potatoes w/ water and boil on medium heat until potatoes are soft. Drain. Put drained potatoes back into pot. Add 6 Tablespoons of butter to pot. Mash. Add milk until creamy.Add salt to taste. set aside with lid on.
In a 12-inch skillet,cook beef and 1/4 cup green onion over medium-high heat5-7 min.,stirring occasionally,cooking beef thoroughly,until no longer pink. Drain.
Sprinkle Taco packet +water over meat. Mix to combined. Stir in mild green chilies and Salsa.
Spoon Corn evenly over beef mixture in skillet.Spoon mashed potatoes over corn in skillet;spread evenly. Sprinkle with cheese.Cover;cook over low heatabut 5 min.or until cheese melts. Arrange tomato wedges in spoke fasion over mashed potatoes. Garnish with 1/4 c. green onions and tortilla chips around edges of skillet. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #tortillas, #beefy, #spuds