Meat Loaf and Potato Casserole
Here's a great meat-and-potatoes combination that's sure to be a hit with your gang! There's no need to make a separate mashed potato side dish... you can have an all-in-one dinner with this reader-favorite casserole.
What You'll Need:
1 pound lean ground beef
cup saltine cracker crumbs (about 8 crackers)
1 onion, finely chopped
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon chili powder
4 servings warm instant mashed potatoes
1 (11 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
6 scallions, thinly sliced
cup shredded Cheddar cheese
What To Do:
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat ab 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray
- In a large bowl, combine ground beef, cracker crumbs, onion, egg, chili powder, and salt; mix well. Press mixture into prepared baking dish and bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until juices run clear. Drain off excess liquid.
- Combine potatoes, corn, and scallions. Spread over meat loaf. Sprinkle cheese evenly over top.
- Bake an additional 8 to 10 minutes, or until cheese has melted and top has begun to brown.
- If you want to add more spicy heat, use a little more chili powder or use a blend of shredded Mexican cheeses or Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers instead of Cheddar cheese.
- Racking your brain for something your kids will want to eat for dinner or lunch? Then check out 15 Kid-Friendly Ground Beef Recipes today!
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