Mashed Potato - Topped Mini Tourtiere
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- 3 yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 2 lb.)
- 6 ounces cream cheese, cubed
- 1⁄4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 3⁄4 teaspoon salt, divided
- 3⁄4 teaspoon pepper, divided
- 1 lb extra lean ground beef
- 1 lb lean ground pork
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons roasted garlic, seasoning paste
- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leave, chopped
- 3⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 3⁄4 teaspoon allspice
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 cups beef broth, 25% less sodium
- 2 cups frozen peas or 2 cups corn
- In a large saucepan of salted water, boil potatoes until fork-tender, about 12-15 minutes. Drain well, transfer to a bowl and mash roughly. Add the cream cheese, nutmeg, and 1/4 teaspoons each salt and pepper. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
- Meanwhile, combine beef and pork in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic paste, thyme, cinnamon, allspice and remaining salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up meat until browned, about 8 minutes. Stir in flour and cook for 1-2 minutes before adding broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes until thickened. Stir in frozen peas or corn.
- Divide the mixture between 8 1-cup foil tart pans. Cool slightly. Spread an equal amount of potato over each meat portion.
- If eating right away, wrap pies with foil and bake covered for 20 minutes. Uncover, bake about 10 minutes longer until lightly browned and serve.
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