Kittencal's Cheesy Shepherd's Pie

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Grease a 9 x 9-inch or an 11 x 7-inch square baking dish.
  • For potato topping; combine half a can of cheddar cheese soup with hot mashed potatoes; set aside.
  • In a fry pan brown ground beef with oregano, chopped onion and garlic; drain off fat, then stir in Worcestershire sauce, mushrooms, shredded cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • Meanwhile cook mixed veggies according to package directions; drain well then add to beef mixture along with the remaining half of cheese soup.
  • Add in your choice of additions, then season with salt and pepper to taste; mix to combine and simmer uncovered for about 20-30 minutes over medium-low heat stirring occasionally.
  • Spoon meat mixture into greased pan; spread the hot mashed potato mixture evenly over top.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until topping is light golden brown.
  • Sprinkle 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese on top then allow to melt.
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  • ADDITIONS, use one or all of 3/4 cups good quality beef broth mix/wisked with 2 tablespoons flour (for a thicker ground beef mixture) -- one can cream style corn/ one tablespoon Dijon mustard -- 1/3 cup Heinz chili sauce or ketchup -- 1/2 package of dry onion soup mix -- 2 tbsp Kitchen Bouquet browning sauce OR 1-2 small packages beef bouillon powder.
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