Fun Food For Halloween

beef-and-mashed-potato-casserole
Hearty, comfort food is always a favorite anytime of year with little and big ones alike.

Beef And Mashed Potato Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 8 medium Russet or Yukon gold potatoes, diced
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • 1 ½ cups diced sweet potato
  • 1 medium carrot, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound ground round or ground sirloin beef
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas, thawed

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cook the potatoes in boiling water for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain them and return them to the saucepan. Pour in the milk, then mash the potatoes well.
  3. While the potatoes are cooking, in another saucepan, cook the sweet potato and carrot in boiling water for 10 minutes. Drain them and coarsely mash.
  4. Cook the onion, ground beef and cinnamon in a large saucepan for 5 minutes, until the meat is completely brown. Add the stock, the mashed sweet potato and carrot mixture, and the tomatoes to the meat and cook for 5 minutes. Add the peas, give it a stir and transfer it to a 9 x 9 x 2 inch pan or ovenproof serving dish. Top with the mashed potatoes, place the pan or dish on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 30 minutes, until golden on top.

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.

THASC is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products. http://www.thasc.com

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