Quick And Easy Shephards Pie Recipe

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Quick and Easy Shephards Pie

Deneece Gursky


This is ready in 20 minutes and therefore makes a great meal for any day! I like to post some recipes that are not all time consuming since so many of us are working, doing homework with the kiddies, acting like chauffers and being "soccer mom's". Sometimes there is just not enough time to spend hours in the kitchen.
So here's one for the busy busy mom's! Again the original recipe (found in a Woman's Day Article about three years back) is posted, along with any changes I make in "".

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1 lb lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp dried thyme leaves
3 cups frozen mixed vegetables (i use previously steamed in bag or steamed fresh veggies)
1 14 1/2 oz can diced tomatoes, drained
12 oz jar bistro au jus gravy
2 lb refrigerated mashed potatoes (i use homemade you can use store bought)
parmesan cheese
salt, pepper, garlic powder

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat broiler. Heat ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef, onion, garlic, thyme,garlic powder, salt and pepper; cook, breaking up meat, 5 minutes or until browned. Stir in vegetables, tomatoes and gravy; simmer, covered, 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat potatoes in microwave as package directs. Drop spoonfuls of potatoes on top of beef mixture; sprinkle with Parmesan. Place under broiler for 3 to 5 minutes until topping is browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Savory Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy