Rating: 3.5 stars
47 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 6

With ground sirloin, creamy mashed potatoes, and a sprinkle of cheddar cheese, your family will never know this comforting shepherd's pie is low in calories.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2003

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions; keep warm.

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  • Cook beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in picante sauce, water, cumin, sugar, salt, and beans; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until mixture thickens (about 5 minutes).

  • Remove from heat. Spoon mashed potatoes over meat mixture, and sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 2 minutes or until cheese melts.

Chef's Notes

Prepared mashed potatoes are found in the refrigerated section of larger grocers. They only need a few minutes in the microwave to reheat.

Nutrition Facts

279 calories; calories from fat 19%; fat 6g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 25.7g; carbohydrates 30.5g; fiber 8g; cholesterol 48mg; iron 2.2mg; sodium 699mg; calcium 88mg.
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