Lean Ground Beef Bake Recipe

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Submitted by krstna808

Makes 6 servings



Ground beef casserole topped with mashed cauliflower and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Lean Ground Beef Bake

3 tsp Italian seasoning
2 oz extra sharp cheddar, finely shredded
1/2 cup 2% milk
2 tbsps i can't believe it's not butter, softened
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 dash black pepper
1 dash salt
1 1/2 cups beef broth
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
3 medium carrots, diced
1 medium onion, diced
2 tbsps fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 cup peas
4 flowerets Cauliflower
1 tbsp ketchup
1/8 cup wheat flour
1 lb lean ground beef

Recipe Directions for Lean Ground Beef Bake

  1. 1.Preheat oven to 400° F (200° C).

  2. 2.To make meat filling: place a large skillet over medium heat. Crumble in ground beef and sauté 1 minute. Add onion and carrot, then continue to sauté until meat is no longer pink and onion begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Mix in flour, cinnamon, mixed herbs, and parsley.

  3. 3.In a small bowl, combine beef broth, Worcestershire sauce and ketchup. Mix together, then add to beef mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  4. 4.Lower heat and simmer mixture for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost all of liquid has been absorbed. Add peas to mixture. Spoon mixture into a 9 inch pie plate.

  5. 5.To make potato topping: place diced potatoes in a medium saucepan. Cover with water and place over high heat. Allow to come to a boil. Boil for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Drain.

  6. 6.Mash potatoes until smooth, then add butter or margarine, followed by milk. Whip until fluffy. Add salt and pepper to taste. Spread potatoes over beef filling. Sprinkle with grated Cheddar cheese.

  7. 7.Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, until top is browned and cheese is bubbly.

  8. 8.Serve with garden peas.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 278.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
257
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Sodium
549mg
23%
Potassium
616mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
12.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
27.8g
Vitamin A 111% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 12% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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