(by Gina Pell)
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 box Hamburger Helper
hot water and milk
1 1/2 c. frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
Potato Buds dry mashed potatoes, with water, milk, and butter added for 6 servings
1/4 c. shredded cheddar cheese
chopped fresh parsley
In a 10-in. skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 - 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
Mix Hamburger Helper pasta and sauce with the hot water and milk suggested on package.
Add thawed vegetables, and heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta and vegetables are tender. Remove from heat.
Combine with beef.
Make potatoes as directed on box.
Spread potatoes over beef and pasta mixture.
Sprinkle with cheese.
Cover and let stand about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Sprinkle with parsley.
(Read The Samoan Princess, the story that accompanies this recipe.)