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This is true comfort food.
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- 1Place the potatoes in a large saucepan with water to cover by 1 inch.
- 2Add a generous pinch of salt and cook for 15 minutes, or until tender; do not overcook.
- 3Drain the potatoes and arrange them in a 9 x 9 inch casserole dish.
- 4While potatoes are cooking, in large skillet, combine the beef and onion and cook together over medium heat until the beef is browned and the onion softened, 12-15 minutes.
- 5Pour off excess fat.
- 6Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- 7Melt the butter in a medium saucepan and whisk in flour to make a roux.
- 8Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until the mixture bubbles and the flour turns light brown in color.
- 9Gradually whisk in the milk and continue to stir while cooking over medium heat.
- 10When the mixture thickens, whisk in the salt and pepper, then stir in the cheese and browned beef.
- 11Pour the ground beef mixture over the potatoes and bake the casserole for 20 minutes until heated through and bubbling.
- 12Stir the casserole gently.
- 13Sprinkle a little more cheddar cheese on top, if desired, and the bread crumbs on top of the casserole and bake until the crumbs are toasted, about 5 minutes longer.
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Nutritional Facts for Old-Fashioned Potato-Beef Casserole
Serving Size: 1 (459 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 942.8
- Calories from Fat 426
- Total Fat 47.3 g
- Saturated Fat 26.8 g
- Cholesterol 180.6 mg
- Sodium 1268.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 78.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 6.9 g
- Sugars 5.4 g
- Protein 50.1 g