Potato casserole with minced meat

Potato casserole with minced meat

A dish that is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner is a potato casserole with minced meat cooked in the oven. This is a very simple dish that even a young housewife can easily cook. Potato casserole with minced meat turns out to be incredibly tender and fragrant, with a beautiful golden brown crust.

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Ingredients

Simple foods to prepare:

  • boiled potatoes (mashed potatoes) – 1 kg. 300 g;
  • minced meat (beef) – 600 g;
  • onion – 1 piece. (large);
  • chicken egg (raw) – 1 piece;
  • butter – 80 g;
  • milk (warm) – 50-70 g;
  • salt – to taste;
  • hot pepper – ⅓ tsp;
  • chili pepper (flakes) – ¼ tsp;
  • coriander – ½ tsp;
  • oregano – ½ tsp;
  • hard cheese – optional;
  • parsley and cilantro – ⅓ bunch.

Cooking

1. Prepare minced meat. Beef is perfect for this dish. The meat must be twisted through a meat grinder.

minced meat - photo step 1

2. Put the potatoes to boil on mashed potatoes. Potatoes can not be salted.

boil potatoes - photo step 2

3. While the potatoes are cooking, prepare the meat filling. Onion mode in a small cube.

Onion mode with a small cube - photo step 3

4. We send the onion to the pan. For frying, you need a little vegetable oil, heat it in a pan. Fry the onion until transparent.

Fry the onion until transparent - photo step 4

5. Spread the minced meat to the fried onions. Fry the meat over high heat, stirring constantly. We do not need meat to be stewed, but it should not be dry either.

We spread the minced meat to the fried onion - photo step 5

6. For minced meat, you will need spices, they must be prepared according to the list or taken to your liking. Salt minced meat, add spices.

spices - photo step 6

7. You will also need cilantro and parsley. We cut them finely.

cilantro and parsley - photo step 7

8. Put the prepared greens in a pan with minced meat. Stir the filling and remove from the stove. The meat filling is ready.

Put prepared greens in a pan with minced meat - photo step 8

9. The potatoes are almost cooked, let's prepare the products for a delicious and tender mashed potatoes.

puree ingredients - photo step 9

10. Completely drain all the liquid from the pot with potatoes. Add butter, salt and chop the potatoes into mashed potatoes.

Add butter - photo step 10

11. In order for the mashed potatoes to keep their shape, we send a raw egg to the potatoes. We continue to interrupt the puree.

we send a raw egg to the potatoes - photo step 11

12. We heat the milk to a warm state and also add it to the potatoes. Whip the puree until smooth. For a fluffy puree, you can use a special nozzle with a blender.

puree - photo step 12

13. Lubricate the ceramic mold with the remaining butter.

Lubricate the ceramic mold with butter - photo step 13

14. Visually divide the mashed potatoes into two equal parts. We shift one part to the bottom of the form.

we shift the puree - photo step 14

15. Put the minced meat in the second layer. The meat turned out incredibly fragrant, thanks to spices.

Put the minced meat in the second layer - photo step 15

16. Lay out the potatoes again with the top layer. While the puree is hot, put small pieces of butter on top of it.

put small pieces of butter on top of the puree - photo step 16

17. The butter will immediately become soft, you can easily cover the potato casserole with a spatula.

Potato casserole - photo step 17

18. Grind a piece of cheese as finely as possible.

Grind a piece of cheese as finely as possible - photo step 18

19. Cover the potato casserole with minced meat with a layer of chopped cheese. We send the form to the oven, preheated at t-180 ° C, for thirty-five to forty minutes. Until golden brown.

cooking potato casserole with minced meat in the oven - photo step 19

20. We take out the casserole from the oven, lightly cover with oregano. On hot potatoes, the oregano brought out its flavor even more.

Potato casserole with minced meat in the oven

21. Let the casserole cool slightly and serve in portions.

Potato casserole with minced meat in the oven

You can serve sour cream for such a potato casserole, it will be very tasty. Often, a potato casserole with minced meat in the oven is prepared after a gala dinner, when potatoes and minced meat are left. And these products will be perfectly combined in a new dish.