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Ground Beef Shepherd's Pie

Prep:
20 m
Cook:
1 h 0 m
Ready in:
1 h 20 m
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A layered casserole of mashed potatoes, veggies and beef, Shepherd's Pie is a hearty rich comfortable dish perfect for a cold season!
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 4
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
Onion, chopped
1
Lean ground beef
1 pound
Dried basil
1 teaspoon
Garlic, minced
1 clove
Green beans
1 cup
Tomatoes, diced
1 cup
Potatoes, cooked and mashed
2
Egg, beaten
1
Nutmeg
1 pinch
Water
1/2 cup
Shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F/175° C/Gas Mark. Coat a 2 quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook onion in oil for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the ground beef and basil, and cook and stir for 5 more minutes. Mix in the garlic, green beans, and tomatoes, and simmer for 5 minutes. Transfer beef mixture to prepared dish.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mix together the mashed potatoes, egg, nutmeg and water. Spread evenly over meat mixture.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until potatoes start to brown on top. Sprinkle with cheese, and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
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