This recipe is from my Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, (page 248).

Hamburger Pie (a.k.a Shepherd’s Pie)

    Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1 10oz. bag of mixed vegetables
  • 1 pound of ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can of tomato or cheese soup (10.5oz – 11oz). I highly recommend using a cheese soup!
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1 package of instant mashed potatoes (enough for four servings)

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Run cold water over vegetables to separate.
  3. In a large skillet, cook meat and onion till meat is brown. Drain.
  4. Stir vegetables and 1/4 cup water into skillet.
  5. Cook, covered , 5 to 10 minutes or till tender.
  6. Stir in soup, Worcestershire sauce, thyme and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Transfer to a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish.
  7. Prepare potatoes according to package directions. Drop in mounds (potatoes) atop the hot mixture. Bake in an oven for 25 to 30 minutes or till hot.

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