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Mini Shepherd’s Pies

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 12
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Mom’s recipe for shepherd’s pie gets a makeover with Pillsbury™’s seamless crescent dough.
by: Inspired Taste
Updated Mar 8, 2017
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Pillsbury Crescents
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  • 2 whole large potatoes, plus cream for mashing
  • 1/2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon steak seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Muir Glen™ organic tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup frozen vegetables (peas, carrots or mixed)
  • 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Dough Sheet


  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray 12 standard muffin cups with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Peel and quarter potatoes and boil in salted water until tender (about 15 minutes).
  • 3
    While the potatoes cook, heat olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and steak seasoning and cook until browned, occasionally using a spoon to break up the meat.
  • 4
    Add ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and frozen vegetables to skillet and cook 2-3 minutes until heated through. Taste for seasoning and add salt or pepper as necessary. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • 5
    Unroll crescent dough on lightly floured work surface. Press dough into a 12x9-inch rectangle, and cut into 12 evenly sized squares. Place one square of dough in each muffin cup, gently pressing dough into bottom and up sides of cup.
  • 6
    Drain and mash potatoes, adding cream as needed and seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
  • 7
    Fill each dough cup with 1-2 tablespoons of beef filling then top with a spoonful of mashed potato.
  • 8
    Bake 15-20 minutes until dough is golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Use Betty Crocker™ instant mashed potatoes!

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More About This Recipe

  • They’re mini, they’re easy to grab and they’re gonna go fast! These Mini Shepherd’s Pies are simple, tasty and are beggin’ to be added to your to-do list! Can we say St. Patty’s Day!? We cut the dough into even squares, push ‘em into muffin cups, fill with beefy goodness and top with ultra creamy mashed potatoes. Easy!
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