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Meat and Potato Casserole

Easy recipe for a quick casserole. Sliced potatoes, ground meat with tomatoes and shredded cheese. The casserole is so easy to make and is so delicious.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Potato Casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 427kcal
Author Valentina's Corner

Ingredients

  • 6 potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 ½ tsp oil
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 3 Tbsp half and half
  • ½ Lawry’s seasoning, or your favorite seasoning
  • 1 small onion, chopped fine
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 Tbsp butter, sliced
  • 2-3 Tbsp favorite herbs, chopped
  • 5-6 campari tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 ½ - 2 cups Mozzarella cheese, grated

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Peel the potatoes. Slice thin with a slicer. Cover potatoes with cold water.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil; add the onion and sautee. Add ground pork. Saute until meat is browned, breaking up the meat as you mix (about 4-5).
  • Add the ¾ tsp salt, ¼ tsp pepper, ½ Lawry’s seasoning (you can use Vegeta, Mrs. Dash or whatever your favorite seasoning is) and garlic. Mix well.
  • Drain the water from the potatoes. Pat dry, add to a 9"x13" casserole dish. Season with the 1 tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper (or to taste) add half & half. Toss and spread evenly.
  • Spread the ground meat over the potatoes.
  • Add the sliced butter over the meat. Add your favorite herb(s). Top with the tomatoes and shredded cheese.
  • Cover casserole with foil. Bake 35-40 minutes, check for readiness; with a sharp knife pierce the potatoes, if soft, they’re ready. Bake another 3-5 minutes without foil so cheese starts to become golden. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 427kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 815mg | Potassium: 1366mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 21.8% | Vitamin C: 48.9% | Calcium: 9.1% | Iron: 43.8%