Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Lazy Cottage Casserole

I thought I would share another recipe today. The other night my husband was supposed to pick up pizza on the way home from work, but ending up getting help up. Pizza was no longer an option. I checked what we had on hand and came up with this recipe. It was a huge success, especially with my husband when he finally got home, and I look forward to making it again. It is so easy to make you won't believe it!


Ingredients: 3 lbs. ground beef
                    10-12 baby carrots, sliced
                    2 tablespoons flour
                    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
                     1 tablespoon oregano
                     1 tablespoon parsley
                    2/3 cup A-1 steak sauce
                    14.5 oz. can French style green beans, well drained
                     2 14.5 oz. cans sliced new potatoes, drained
                     1 tablespoon butter
                     shredded cheddar cheese

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Brown the ground beef and drain. Return pan of beef to stovetop.
3.  Add the sliced carrots to the beef and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add flour and spices and mix.
4. Add 2/3 cup A-1 sauce, stir, and then simmer for a couple of minutes.
5. Mix in the can of green beans. Spoon the mixture into a dish. I used a 9x9 and a glass pie plate, but you could probably just use a 13x9 pan. Bake for 15 minutes.

6. Reuse you pan from the beef and cook the potatoes in a table spoon of butter until heated through. Stir very gently so that the potatoes don't break too much.
7. After the beef mixture has finished baking, layer the potatoes on top. Sprinkle a bit of the cheddar cheese on top.
 Return to the oven for 5 more minutes.

Let me know if you make it and if you liked it!
Have a creative day!
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