Friday, August 1, 2008

CORE Shepherds Pie

Instructions are for individual bowls, but you can make one to share
Pictured with optional cheese
Serves: 4

Difficulty: Easy

  • 500g premium mince (or savoury mince mix with garlic and onion from the freezer)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 5 cups frozen or chopped fresh vegies
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 4 TB tomato paste
  • 2 TB gravy powder
  • 500g potato, peeled, chopped into 1cm cubes
  • nonfat milk
  • mixed herbs/Italian herbs 1 tsp
  • cracked pepper
  • Optional - sprinkle top of each bowl with 15g Coon Light and Tasty Cheese (1.5 pts)

Put potato onto boil. When done, drain and mash with a drizzle of nonfat milk.
Meanwhile, cook mince with garlic and onion until brown.
Steam vegies in a large microwave bowl.
Add mince mix to warm vegies, add tomato paste, gravy and herbs and microwave for a few minutes. note - if vegies were fairly dry, add a few TB of water to allow the gravy to form.
Spoon vegies and mince into 4 bowls. Top with mashed potato and smooth down.
Using a fork, draw lines or squiggles on top of potato.
Top with cheese if using.
Place under hot grill for a few minutes to brown the potato/cheese.
Remove with oven mitts and serve.

Not on Core? The total of this recipe is approx 23 points (5.5 pts each)
You can reduce points value by using a bit less less mince or potato

No comments: