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Ranchero Shepherd's Pie

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“This is a tried and true recipe that I make over and over again This recipe is from Joanna Lund. I love her recipes. This is a meal that even a man would love. This can be frozen and it is only 193 calories per serving. Diabetic exchanges are: 1 1/2 Protein, 1 1/2 Vegetable and 1 Starch. Only 544 mg of Sodium.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a large skillet sprayed with cooking spray, brown meat.
  4. Stir in salsa, tomato sauce and brown sugar twin.
  5. Add green beans and half of the cheddar cheese.
  6. Mix well to combine.
  7. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
  8. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Stir in potato flakes and dry milk powder.
  11. Add yogurt, parsley flakes, chili seasoning, black pepper and remaining cheddar cheese.
  12. Mix gently with a fork.
  13. Spread potato mixture evenly over meat mixture.
  14. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  15. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes.
  16. Divide into 6 servings.

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