Shepherd's Pie

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried sweet basil
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  • 2 cup whole kernel corn
  • 4-5 large potatoes, mashed using 1/2 cup milk and 1 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 2-3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 beef bouillon cube (optional)
  • 1 cup boiling water
In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the onion, garlic powder, basil, parsley, salt & pepper. Drain. Place in a 2-quart casserole. Add the crumbled bacon to the beef mixture. Dissolve the bouillon cube in the boiling water. Pour over the beef and bacon. Layer the corn on top of the beef. Spoon the mashed potatoes on top of the corn and smooth the top. Dot with butter. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes, or until the top is lightly browned.