Smashed Beef & Bacon Casserole

Smashed Beef & Bacon Casserole

Ever have one of those days where you are so tired of making the same things over and over? Well this was me last week. I wanted something easy to make, and something that I had never tried before. This Smashed Beef & Bacon Casserole is what I came up with……

 

Smashed Beef & Bacon Casserole

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 In a skillet saute onions and garlic, then add ground beef. Cook until brown.

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Cook potatoes (washed and peeled) in boiling water until fork ready. Drain the potatoes leaving 1 cup of the water set aside.

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Add to the meat mixture : 2 tablespoons bacon jam, 1/2 – 1 cup of potato water and the gravy mix.

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Smash the potatoes with milk, butter, salt and pepper, 1 tablespoon cheese  and the remainder of bacon jam. Mix all together. Preheat oven to  350 F. In a baking / casserole dish, put the meat mixture in first then add the potatoes. Top with the remaining shredded cheese. Bake at 350 F for about 20 minutes until cheese is nice and melted.

smashed beef & bacon casserole

 

 

smashed beef & bacon casserole
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 Smashed Beef & Bacon Casserole

Smashed Bacon & Beef Casserole
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup bacon jam
  • 2 medium onions diced
  • salt n pepper to taste
  • 1 package instant gravy mix
  • 6 large potatoes save 1 cup of potato water
  • 1/2 cup cheese shredded
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
Instructions
  1. In a skillet saute onions and garlic, then add ground beef. Cook until brown. 

  2. Cook potatoes (washed and peeled) in boiling water until fork ready. Drain the potatoes leaving 1 cup of the water set aside.

  3. Add to the meat mixture : 2 tablespoons bacon jam, 1/2 - 1 cup of potato water and the gravy mix. 

  4. Smash the potatoes with milk, butter, salt and pepper, 1 tablespoon cheese  and the remainder of bacon jam. Mix all together. 

  5. Preheat oven to  350 F

  6. In a baking / casserole dish, put the meat mixture in first then add the potatoes. 

  7. Top with the remaining shredded cheese. Bake at 350 F for about 20 minutes until cheese is nice and melted. 

Recipe Notes

You can also add chopped green onions on top of this Smashed Beef & Bacon Casserole

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