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Scary Skillet Shepherd's Pie


Very quick and easy.

What You Need

  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen mixed vegetables (corn, carrots, green beans, peas)
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 cup beef gravy
  • 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup milk, divided
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups instant potato flakes
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Cooking time (duration)

prep: 25 min, total: 25 min

Number of servings (yield)




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