shepherd's pie

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category: [meat]

source: the real man's cookbook

Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:30

Ingredients: 1 pound hamburger 1 onion 1 carrot 1 cup peas 1 dash garlic powder 1 dash pepper 2/3 cup milk 4 tablespoons margarine 2 2/3 cups mashed potato flakes 1 can mushroom soup 2 slices cheddar cheese 3 dashes paprika

Fry hamburger, onion, carrot and peas in skillet, add garlic and pepper. Don't forget to drain the grease unless you have a cardiologist handy - full time.

Add mushroom soup to mixture and dump into bottom of some sort of baking pan.

Boil 2 2/3 cup water, milk and margarine in pan. When it comes to a boil - which doesn't take as long as you think - and if you let it boil over it can make a heck of a mess - anyway, when it comes to a boil, remove from heat and add the potato flakes stirring vigorously until it becomes a paste-like gloppy substance...or at least it looks like your idea of mashed potatoes.

Spread this substance evenly over the hamburger mixture. Place slices of cheese on top and criss-cross the paprika. Cover the entire dish and put in the oven at 375 for 1/2 hour to 1 hour. Serve to shepherds or shepherdesses as the case may be.

Serving Ideas : This is one of those stand alone dishes.