Italian Sausage-Mashed Potato Pie

Make an easy crust of ready-made mashed potatoes, then fill with a satisfying meat and cheese sauce for a new take on shepherd's pie.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
pouch (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ roasted garlic mashed potatoes
3/4
cup water
3/4
cup milk
2
eggs, beaten
1
lb bulk mild Italian pork sausage
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup tomato pasta sauce
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate. Cook potatoes as directed on pouch—except use 3/4 cup water and 3/4 cup milk; omit butter. After 5-minute stand time, stir in eggs. Spread cooked potatoes mixture in bottom and up sides of pie plate, forming a crust.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir in pasta sauce and basil. Reduce heat to low; cook about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Pour into potato-lined pie plate.
  • 3 Bake about 25 minutes or until crust edges just begin to turn golden brown. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate. Cook potatoes as directed on pouch—except use 3/4 cup water and 3/4 cup milk; omit butter. After 5-minute stand time, stir in eggs. Spread cooked potatoes mixture in bottom and up sides of pie plate, forming a crust.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir in pasta sauce and basil. Reduce heat to low; cook about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Pour into potato-lined pie plate.
  • 3 Bake about 25 minutes or until crust edges just begin to turn golden brown. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Hot Italian pork sausage can be used in place of mild Italian sausage.

If you decide to use sausage links instead of bulk sausage, remember to remove the casings before cooking.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
1010mg
1010%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.