Thursday, April 6, 2017

Easter Kielbasa and Chicken Paprika Shepherd Pie Recipe with Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Add seasoned mashed potatoes to your preferred recipe such as this Kielbasa or Chicken Paprika Shepard Pie for an ideal addition to any suppertime dish. With  a frugal value price, flavored mashed potatoes are the ideal go-to side dish for your favorite meals. Add sour cream, chive, onions, spices.  Your choice.

Shepard's Pie

Our family gets together for a pot-luck Easter Buffet.  I'm part Polish and like to share and celebrate my heritage with an Easter Kielbasa dish.  Check out my other Polish recipes for Golumpki and Pierogi here .

Easy clean up with these Handmade Kitchen Dishcloths from Moomettes Crochet !

Yellow Handmade Dish Cloths

Chicken Paprika Shepherd's Pie

1 or 2 c. Mashed” potatoes 

1/2 cup milk

3 tablespoons butter or margarine

1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, or kielbasa

1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

1 1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables

1 jar (12 oz) home-style chicken gravy

2 1/4 teaspoons paprika

1/2 cup sour cream

  Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2-quart shallow casserole or 8-inch square glass baking dish with cooking spray. Make mashed potatoes with1/2 cup milk and 2 tablespoons of the butter.
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken and onion; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in mixed vegetables, gravy and 2 teaspoons of the paprika. Add leftover kielbasa if desired. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
    Stir sour cream into chicken and kielbasa mixture. Spoon into casserole. Spoon or pipe potatoes in 8 mounds around edge of casserole. Sprinkle potatoes with remaining 1/4 teaspoon paprika.
    Bake uncovered 25 to 35 minutes or until mixture bubbles around edge of casserole.

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