Recipe: Beef and Sausage Shepherd’s Pie

Progresso™ beef-flavored broth provides a simple addition to this classic and hearty casserole – Shepherd’s pie baked using beef, sausage and Green Giant™ Steamers™ mixed vegetables. Perfect for your family dinner menu!

2 packages (24 oz each) refrigerated mashed potatoes
1 lb ground beef round
1 ring (14 to 16 oz) fully cooked kielbasa or Polish sausage, chopped
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup dry red wine or beef-flavored broth
2 cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables (from 12-oz bag), thawed
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 cups Progresso™ beef-flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 Heat oven to 375° F. Spray 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Heat mashed potatoes as directed on package.

2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked. Drain; set aside. Add sausage and onion to skillet; cook 5 minutes or until onion is softened. Return beef to skillet. Add wine; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in vegetables, tomato paste, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

3 In small bowl, mix broth and flour with whisk. Add to beef mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; cook 3 minutes or until thickened. Spoon mixture into baking dish. Spread heated potatoes evenly over hot beef mixture. Bake uncovered 20 minutes or until filling is bubbly and potatoes are lightly browned.

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SOURCE: Betty Crocker

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