Tomato and Beef Casserole
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This casserole is full of happy flavors. Seasoned beef is baked and topped with potato slices and a seasoned tomato sauce. It gives you protein, potassium, and carotenoids, all in one dish.
Servings: 1 (8x8-inch)
  • [1/2] medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 8 small red potatoes, washed and scrubbed
  • 3 TB. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 (16-oz.) can plain tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • [1/2] tsp. garlic powder
  • [1/2] tsp. dried oregano
  1. Preheat the oven to 450ºF.
  2. In a food processor fitted with a chopping blade, blend yellow onion for 30 seconds.
  3. In a large bowl, combine onions, beef, 1 teaspoon salt, and [1/2] teaspoon black pepper.
  4. Spread beef mixture in an even layer in the bottom of a deep, 8x8-inch casserole dish. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Slice red potatoes into [1/4]-inch slices, and place in a bowl. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over top, and toss to coat. Evenly spread out potatoes on a baking sheet, and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine tomato sauce, water, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, remaining [1/2] teaspoon black pepper, garlic powder, and oregano. Cook for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove casserole and potatoes from the oven, and using a spatula, spoon potatoes over beef. Pour tomato sauce over beef and potatoes, and bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Serve warm with brown rice.
Tasty Tip
If like tomatoes, add a layer of 2 medium tomatoes, sliced, on top of the potatoes.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: [1/6] of casserole Calories: 376 Fat: 16g Saturated fat: 4g Carbohydrates: 39g Sodium: 1,057mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 18g Cholesterol: 44mg
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