Yucatan Meat Pie

Yucatan Meat Pie

Mashed sweet plantains rest above ground beef, cheese, and fresh veggies in our Yucatan Meat Pie. It's a beef recipe with a plethora of flavors that will please your palate.

  • Recipe Serves: 8
  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Cook Time 35 min

Ingredients:

  • 3 lbs. ripe sweet plantains, peeled, cut into chunks, cooked, drained and mashed
  • 9 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread
  • 1/4 cup milk, warmed
  • 3 Knorr® Garlic MiniCube(s)
  • 3/4 cup crumbled queso fresco, divided
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 medium carrot, sliced
  • 1 large zucchini, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 2 cups pasta sauce
  • 2 Knorr® Chipotle MiniCube(s)
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Combine hot plantains, 8 tablespoons (1/2 cup) Country Crock® Spread, milk, Knorr® Garlic MiniCube(s) and 1/4 cup cheese in medium bowl; set aside and keep warm.
  3. Brown ground beef in 12-inch nonstick skillet; remove and set aside.
  4. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon Spread in same skillet over medium heat and cook onion and carrots, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes. Add zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Return ground beef to skillet. Stir in remaining ingredients and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Evenly spoon ground beef mixture into 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Top with plantain mixture, then sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake 15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

*SUBSTITUTION: Use 2-1/2 lbs. cooked yuca instead of plantains.

* TIP: Try using 1 bag (16 oz.) thawed frozen mixed vegetables instead of carrot, zucchini and corn.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 serving
Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Amount Per Serving
Nutrient Type Value
Calories 630
Calories from Fat 250
Total Fat 28 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Trans Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 970 mg
Total Carbs 72 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Sugars 32 g
Protein 29 g
Vitamin A 130 %
Vitamin C 80 %
Calcium 15 %
Iron 25 %
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