Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Recipe of the Week

Similar concept to traditional shepard's pie, but MUCH better! I found this in Fall's edition of Kraft 'Food & Family' magazine. You can also find the recipe here. It's received an average of 4.5 stars. It's simple and basic, but really yummy. Give it a try!

Tater-Topped Casserole

1 lb. ground beef
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 (10 3/4 oz.) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup milk
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 lb. (1/2 of 32-oz. pkg.) frozen bite-size seasoned potato nuggets

Heat oven to 375. Brown meat with onions in skillet, stirring occasionally; drain. Spoon into 8-inch square baking dish.
Mix soup and milk; pour over meat mixture. Top with layers of mixed vegetables, cheese and potatoes.
Bake 45 min. or until potatoes are golden brown and casserole is heated through.

*My own two cents: I seasoned the hamburger meat with seasoned salt and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Definitely enhanced the flavor! Next time I think I'll sprinkle some cheese on top of the tater tots before throwing the casserole into the oven.


Anonymous said...

Looks beautiful, and does sound yummy. Your photo is prettier than the one on the Kraft page :). I just wrote down the recipe and will get the ingredients we don't already have when we take Gma shopping today. I love what a wonderful cook you are. (Love everything else about you too :).

Love love love,

Rebekah said...

This is one of our favorites!! Yummy!!!!

stephschmidt said...

Oooh, nice and easy - my kinda cookin! :)

Kyla said...

Valeri, I love your blog. I've just started one for us. I love this recipe too. I miss you.

Nells-Bells said...

Looks like a casserole Napoleon Dynamite could sink his teeth in to. We will definitely have to try it out! Looks amazing.

The Barton Family said...

You've never made that before!?!?! I thought that was a "Mormon Staple"! :)

Camille said...

I can be soooo proud of myself because I have actually MADE this recipe (except we call it "green bean casserole" because we use just green beans instead of mixed vegetables, but the rest is the same). Am I a cook or what?!?