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Cozy Shepherd's Pie

Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
Make this Shepherd's Pie ahead of time, and freeze after assembling. Thaw in refrigerator overnight and bake as directed.

Ingredients

  • Potato topping:
  • 2 pounds peeled baking potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Filling:
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups diced carrot
  • 6 cups quartered mushrooms (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups Americana Pot Roast broth or low-salt beef broth
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 3 cups diced Americana Pot Roast or cooked roast beef (about 12 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Nutrition Information

  • calories 228
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 6.6 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • monofat 2.6 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 18.5 g
  • carbohydrate 24.5 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • cholesterol 45 mg
  • iron 3.1 mg
  • sodium 330 mg
  • calcium 50 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare potato topping, place potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook 20 minutes or until very tender. Drain. Place potatoes, sour cream, and next 5 ingredients (sour cream through pepper) in a large bowl, and beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth. Keep warm.

  2. Preheat oven to 375°.

  3. To prepare filling, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrot; sauté 7 minutes. Add mushrooms; sauté 5 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon sage and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Sprinkle with flour; cook 2 minutes, stirring until well-blended. Add broth and wine; bring to a boil. Stir in tomato paste and vinegar. Add pot roast; cook 2 minutes. Spoon meat mixture into a 2-quart casserole.

  4. Spread potato topping over meat mixture; sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 375° for 45 minutes or until golden brown.