Congratulations to Heather Smith for Winning the 2009 Cookoff

Too Easy Shepard's Pie

This recipe was created for our daughter who is a picky eater. It was a good way to incorporate veggies and protien into her diet. She is now 21 and still loves her Dad's Sheperd's Pie. She should, she is Irish after all.

SERVINGS 6
COOK TIME 40 min
PREP TIME 10 min

Ingredients:

6 oz FRENCH'S® French Fried Onions

2 tbsp FRENCH'S® Reduced Sodium Worcestershire Sauce (30 % less Sodium)

1 lb Ground Beef or Ground Turkey

2 lb Yellow or Red potatoes

1 lb mixed veggies, carrot, peas, corn, green beans

6 oz tomato paste with italain seasoning

2 tbsp butter

3/4 cup warm milk

6 oz water

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and quarter potatoes and boil in salted water for 20 minutes or until tender. In a skillet brown meat for about 4 minutes then add: bag of veggies, tomato paste, 6 oz (1 can) of water, worcestershire, and 1/2 of crumbled Fried Onions. Stir and cook for 5-10 minutes. When potatos are done mash with milk and butter. Then to a 2 1/2 quart greased casserole dish add 1/2 of the mashed potatoes, then beef mixture and then top with remaining mashed potatoes. Top pie with remaining crushed Fried Onion's. Bake for 20 minutes til golden brown. Enjoy!

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