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Cuban Shepherd's Cupcakes

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Serves 1-4 | Prep Time | Cook Time 1 hour


Use basic Ground Meat Seaoning (Turkey)*
1/4 cup stuffed pimento olives, chopped
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced yellow bell pepper
1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
1/2 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 habanero pepper
1/2 cup Spanish dry sherry
1/2 cup small capers, well rinsed and chopped
1/2 cup raisins or currants, roughly chopped
3/4 cup sliced scallions
1 large tomato, chopped
1/2 cup tomato paste
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
3 bay leaves
brown meat in a 3.5 quart dutch oven or pot add rest of ingredients

Boil 2 lbs of red skinned potatoes (skin on) in a 4 quart dutch oven, pot or stock pot**
1 3/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup fat free evaporated milk
4 tbl butter
1 clove minced garlic
1 cup of diced pancetta
4 slices of american flavor soy cheese
1/2 cup of shredded soy cheese
1/4 cup fat free sour cream
2 tbl fat free cream cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
Grated Parmesano Reggiano cheese

*locate Basic Ground Meat Seasoning in my recipe box
** locate loaded mashed potato in my recipe box

Brown meat & add all the ingredients

Place meat on the bottom of aluminum & paper lined muffin tin or silicon cupcake mold top off with mashed potatoes & grated cheese.

Place into a preheated 375 oven & bake for 15 min to crust cheese.

Sprinkle with shredded cheese, pancetta & chives to make it look like multi colored sprinkles

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I LOVE making these on Sundays, it's a great way to have comfort food available WHENEVER I want! I eat 1 & freeze the rest for later... Ok... fine BUSTED I eat TWO & save the rest for later these are also GREAT for parties & as appetizers

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