Saturday, November 3, 2012

Mexican Corn Shepherd's Pie

  • 1lb extra lean ground beef
  • 1 can Fiesta Corn (or Mexicorn), drained
  • 1 can cream style corn
  • 1 pouch instant mashed potatoes flakes 
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 TBSP minced onion
  • Home made taco seasoning: 1 TBSP each chili powder, garlic powder and 1 tsp seasoning salt.
  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Brown the beef and minced onion in a skillet sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Meanwhile, microwave 2 cups of water until boiling.  Pour the mashed potato flakes and the boiling water in a bowl and stir.  Return to the microwave for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Drain the beef and return to the pan.  Stir in the taco seasoning spices.  Add the fiesta corn and the cream style corn and stir.  
  5. Spray a rectangular cooking pan with cooking spray.  Pour in the meat mixture.
  6. Scoop the mashed potatoes on top of the meat mixutre and smooth with a spoon or spatula.
  7. Bake 12-15 minutes or until bubbling, then broil for 3 minutes to brown.
Makes 5 servings

Nutrition
Calories 245
Fat 5g
Sat Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 56mg
Sodium 100mg
Potassium 95mg
Carbs 32g
Fiber 5g
Sugars 8.5g
Protein 23.5g

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