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By: Lucky Supermarkets



Sometimes comfort comes in the form of dinner. Enjoy!


Nonstick cooking spray
2 pounds extra lean ground beef
3 garlic cloves
5 tablespoons Sunny Select All-Purpose Flour
3 tablespoons Sunny Select Tomato Paste
1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon Sunny Select Salt
1-1/2 teaspoons Sunny Select Ground Black Pepper
1 cup less-sodium beef broth
1 package (8 ounces) sliced white mushrooms
1 medium onion, diced
2-1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots
1 container (24 ounces) prepared mashed potatoes


Prep: 25 minutes plus standing
Bake: 20 minutes • Serves: 8

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Spray 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In large nonstick skillet, cook beef and garlic over medium-high heat 7 to 8 minutes
or until beef is no longer pink, stirring frequently. Stir in 3 tablespoons flour, tomato paste, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Reserve 2 tablespoons broth; stir remaining broth into skillet. Heat to simmering and cook 2 minutes. Spread beef mixture evenly in bottom of prepared dish.
2. In same skillet, cook mushrooms, onion, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 3/4 teaspoon pepper over medium-high
heat 5 to 6 minutes or until onion and mushrooms are tender, stirring occasionally. Fold in peas and carrots and remaining 2 tablespoons flour and 2 tablespoons broth. Spread vegetable mixture evenly over beef mixture.
3. In medium microwave-safe bowl, heat potatoes in microwave oven on high 1 minute to soften. Stir potatoes; spread evenly over vegetable mixture.
4. Bake pie 20 to 25 minutes or until sides begin to bubble. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 329 Calories, 17g Fat (6g Saturated), 60mg Cholesterol, 662mg Sodium, 24g Carbohydrates, 4g Fiber, 21g Protein

Last Updated Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 11:21 AM.
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