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Scary Skillet Shepherd's Pie

Scary Skillet Shepherd's Pie recipe
photo by:kraft
Call us crazy, but we think this Scary Skillet Shepherd's Pie would be fun—and delicious—to eat any time of year!
25 min
25 min
6 servings

What You Need

pkg.  (16 oz.) frozen mixed vegetables (corn, carrots, green beans, peas)
lb.  ground beef
cup  beef gravy
oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
cup  milk, divided
cup  water
cups  instant potato flakes
cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

Make It

COOK vegetables as directed on package. Meanwhile, brown meat in large skillet; drain. Stir in gravy; simmer 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

MICROWAVE cream cheese and 1/4 cup milk in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec.; beat with whisk until blended. Gradually whisk in remaining milk and water. Microwave 2-1/2 min. or until hot, stirring after each minute. Stir in potato flakes and Parmesan until blended. Spoon into resealable plastic bag; cut one corner off bottom of bag.

REMOVE 12 peas from mixed vegetables; stir remaining vegetables into meat mixture in skillet. Squeeze potato mixture into 6 mounds on meat mixture to resemble ghosts. Add 2 of the reserved peas to each for the eyes.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Healthy Living
Save 50 calories and 7g of fat, including 3g of sat fat, per serving by preparing with extra-lean ground beef and PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
Serving Suggestion
Serve with a mixed green salad and your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.
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