Quick and Easy Shephards Pie
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 "".
·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)
·salt, pepper, garlic powder
How to Make Quick and Easy Shephards Pie
- 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.