print smallerlarger
Superhero Shepherd's Pie
Hide nutrition box
Superhero Shepherd's Pie
Makes: 10 cups
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
Photo of Superhero Shepherd's Pie
Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 1 hourTotal time: 1 1⁄4 hours

Ingredients

2
large baking potatoes, peeled and diced
1⁄2 cup
shredded cheddar cheese
1⁄2 cup
non-fat or 1% milk
1⁄2 teaspoon
salt
1⁄4 teaspoon
pepper
1 pound
lean ground beef (15% fat)
1 teaspoon
onion powder (optional)
3 Tablespoons
flour
4 cups
frozen mixed vegetables
1 teaspoon
or cube beef boullion
1 cup
water

Directions

  1. Put diced potatoes in saucepan; add enough water to barely cover. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until soft (about 15 minutes.).
  2. Drain potatoes and mash. Stir in milk, cheese, salt and pepper; set mixture aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  4. Brown meat in a large skillet. Add onion powder, if using. Stir in flour, and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  5. Add vegetables, bouillon and water. Cook 5 minutes until bubbly.
  6. Spoon vegetable mixture into 8 inch square baking dish. Spread potato mixture over vegetable/meat mixture.
  7. Bake 25 minutes, until hot and bubbly.
  8. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Serving Size: 
1 cup
Nutritional Label: 
Superhero Shepherd's Pie Nutrition Facts
  • whole wheat bread
  • sliced fruit
  • a glass of low-fat milk
Tab 4 Title: 
Kids Can!
Tab 4 Content: 

Depending on their skills, show kids how to:

  • Wash and dry potatoes
  • Mash potatoes
  • Grate cheese

For tasty, healthy recipes that fit your budget, visit www.FoodHero.org!