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Easy Shepherd's Pie

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 6 servings
This easy-to-make winning update of a favorite comfort food is a hearty main dish chock-full of colorful vegetables. Your family will request it every night of the week!


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cups hot mashed potatoes
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups frozen mixed vegetables (peas, carrots, corn and green beans), thawed
  • 1 cup beef gravy

Nutrition Information

  • calories 410
  • cholesterol 90 mg
  • fiber 6 g
  • fat 23 g
  • sodium 710 mg
  • sugars 5 g
  • satfat 12 g
  • carbohydrate 29 g
  • protein 25 g
  • calcium 20 %

How to Make It

  1. HEAT oven to 375ºF.

  2. BROWN meat in large skillet; drain.

  3. MIX potatoes, cream cheese, 1/2 cup Cheddar and garlic until blended.

  4. COMBINE meat, vegetables and gravy; spoon into 9-inch square baking dish.

  5. COVER with potato mixture and remaining Cheddar. Bake 20 min. or until heated through.

  6. KRAFT kitchens tips:


  8. Save 70 calories and 9g of fat, including 5g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with extra-lean ground beef,


  10. Neufchatel Cheese and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese.


  12. Prepare as directed, omitting the garlic and substituting 3/4 cup KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce mixed with 1/2 tsp. onion powder for the gravy.

  13. NOTE

  14. If using instant mashed potatoes, omit the milk when preparing the potatoes.