This comforting pie is made with creamy mashed potatoes, gooey cheddar cheese, juicy ground beef, and plenty of veggies!
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Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 42minutes
Total Time 1hour2minutes
For the Mashed Potato Topping:
4lbspeeled cubed potatoes
1cupshredded mozzarella cheese
½teaspoonfresh cracked black pepper
For the Meat and Vegetable Layer:
2tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
1lblean ground beef
¼teaspoonfresh cracked black pepper
1 15ozcan green beansdrained
1 15ozcan mixed veggiesdrained
26ozcan Muir Glen Fire Roasted Tomatoespureed in food processor or blender
2cupsshredded cheddar cheese
Place potatoes in a large pot of water and boil for 10-12 minutes or until fork tender. Drain then place into a stand or electric mixer. Beat until well mashed then add remaining potato ingredients until well combined. Set aside.
Heat olive oil into a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion until softened, about 5 minutes. Add ground beef, salt, pepper and garlic salt; cook until browned and crumbled. Stir in beans, vegetables and pureed tomatoes. Pour meat mixture into a 9x13 inch baking dish or individual size baking dishes. Top with mashed potatoes then sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted. For crispy cheese topping bake uncovered, for oozing cheese, cover with foil after 15 minutes of baking. Enjoy!