Ground Beef Shepherd’s Pie

Ground Beef Shepherd’s Pie


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 2 potatoes, cooked and mashed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F (175 degree C). 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, 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.

~~~Serves 4~~~

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