Greek-Style Shepherd's Meat and Potato Cups

Take a tip from the Greek Isles and turn ground meat into clever cups for seasoned mashed potato mix and feta cheese.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1/4
cup Progresso™ Plain Bread Crumbs
1
to 2 garlic cloves, minced
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
egg
1 1/3
cups plain mashed potato mix (dry)
Water
Milk
Margarine or butter
Salt
1 1/3
oz. (1/3 cup) crumbled garlic and herb feta cheese
1/3
cup pitted kalamata olives, sliced
1/3
cup chopped seeded tomato
1/4
cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, garlic, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt and egg; mix well. Divide mixture evenly into 8 ungreased muffin cups. Pat in bottom and up sides of each cup to form crust.
  • 2 In medium saucepan, prepare potatoes as directed on package using water, milk, margarine and salt. Add feta cheese; stir gently to mix. Fill beef-lined cups with potato mixture.
  • 3 Place cookie sheet on oven rack below muffin pan in case of spillover. Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked. Remove cups from pan; place on individual serving plates. Sprinkle with olives, tomato and onions.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 Serving
    Calories
    620
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    1050mg
    1050%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    66g
    66%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    14%;
    Vitamin C
    24%;
    Calcium
    14%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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