My family enjoy this basic, comforting casserole because it always satisfies. I sometimes stir in sliced black olives.—Cheryl Buker, Eagle, Colorado
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
- 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms, optional
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 4 cups hot mashed potatoes (prepared with milk and butter)
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, mushrooms if desired, garlic, salt and pepper.
- Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with potatoes; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 353 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 531mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.
Originally published as Potato-Topped Casserole in Casserole Cookbook
Sep 8, 2011
For a bit of a change you can omit the mushrooms and add a can of drained green beans and 1 TBSP of worchestershire sauce. I have also substituted bulk pork sausage for the beef.