Scary Skillet Shepherd's Pie

25 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (268 g) each
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6 servings, 1/6 recipe (268 g) each

Our Scary Skillet Shepherd's Pie is the perfect entrée for dinner on Halloween night. Call us crazy, but we also think this stove-top shepherd's pie would be fun—and delicious—to eat any time of year!

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  • Cook vegetables as directed on package. Meanwhile, brown meat in large skillet; drain. Stir in gravy; simmer 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Microwave cream cheese and 1/4 cup milk in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec.; whisk until smooth. 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.
  • Remove 12 peas from mixed vegetables; stir remaining vegetables into meat mixture. Squeeze potato mixture into 6 mounds on meat mixture to resemble ghosts. Add reserved peas for the eyes.


Prepare using Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread.


  • 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (268 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (268 g) each
Calories 400
% Daily Value
Total fat 19g
Saturated fat 10g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 480mg
Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 6g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • rubar45 |

    really cute ... I don't like frozen veggies or instant potatoes so used my regular Shepherd's pie recipe, but made the potatoes as in the picture

  • stevhd |

    Was fun to make and tasted really good too. Halloween brings out the kid in me so love trying fun recipes at different times of the year.

  • mjlori |

    I like the look of this recipe and will definitely make it.