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Simple Shepherd's Pie

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"This is a recipe that my MIL gave me. It's French Canadian and called Pate Chinois, which translates to Chinese Pie. It's a little twist on shepherd's pie but it's simple, delicious and sticks to your ribs on a cold, wintry night! Leftovers (not typical in my house!) are even better as the flavors all blend nicely. Good comfort food!"

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Original recipe makes 1 9x13-inch casserole Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
  3. Mash potatoes with 2 tablespoons margarine; stir in milk. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons margarine in a large skillet over medium heat; stir in onions and saute until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Spread onions evenly over bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  5. Cook and stir ground beef in same skillet over medium heat until no longer pink, breaking up large pieces, about 5 minutes. Layer beef into baking dish evenly over onion layer.
  6. Wipe out skillet; place corn and creamed corn in skillet over medium heat and cook and stir until bubbly, about 5 minutes. Pour corn mixture over beef in baking dish. Spread mashed potatoes over corn mixture; dot with remaining 4 tablespoons margarine. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until casserole is bubbly and lightly browned at edges and margarine is melted, about 30 minutes.
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  • PREP 30 mins
  • COOK 45 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 15 mins

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute butter for margarine if you prefer.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 437 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 23.2 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 4.7 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 17.1 g
  • 34%
  • Sodium
  • 496 mg
  • 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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