Tuesday Treats: Cowboy Meatloaf and Potatoes Casserole

This recipe is reminiscent of shepherd’s pie but with a western twist. I do like me some BBQ sauce on my red meat. 😉

Total Time: 45 Min.
Prep Time: 10 Min.
Cook Time: 35 Min.
8 servings

Round up the family for a delicious Cowboy Meatloaf and Potato Casserole! The cowboys and cowgirls will come running for this BBQ cowboy meatloaf dish.

What You Need
1 lb. lean ground beef
3/4 cup finely chopped yellow onions
1/3 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten
2 tsp. chili powder
1 pkg. (24 oz.) ORE-IDA STEAM N’ MASH Cut Russet Potatoes
1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1 can (5 oz.) evaporated milk
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 cup OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits
1/4 cup french-fried onions
2/3 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Shredded Four Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA

Let’s Make It
1 – Heat oven to 375ºF.
2 – Mix meat, yellow onions, bread crumbs, barbecue sauce, egg and chili powder just until blended; press onto bottom of 9-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
3 – Bake 20 to 25 min. or until done (160ºF).
4 – Meanwhile, microwave potatoes as directed on package; place in medium bowl. Add butter, milk, parsley and garlic powder; mix well. Gently stir in bacon and French fried onions.
5 – Remove baking dish from oven. Heat broiler. Spread potato mixture over meat mixture; top with cheese. Broil, 4 inches from heat, 3 to 5 min. or until cheese is melted.

Kitchen Tips
Tip 1 – Serving Suggestion: Serve this main dish with a mixed green salad for a quick-and-tasty weekday meal.

Tip 2 – Serving Suggestion: Serve topped with additional barbecue sauce.

Tip 3 – Substitute: Prepare using your favorite KRAFT Mexican Style Shredded Cheese.

As always, CLICK ON OVER to My Food & Family for all the details. While Dr. Jacey Randolph might have grown up in the middle of Indian Country, she’s something of a cowgirl and enjoys BBQ just like the rest of us. This hearty dinner is tasty, filling–important when feeding a Wolf–and she’s been known to double it because her mate Nate Connor has been known to let strays* follow him home for dinner when they find out she’s fixing her Cowboy Casserole. Jacey and Nate’s adopted daughter Joy plays a big role in my upcoming release, FIGHTING FOR ELENA, but if you’d like to discover Jacey and Nate’s love story first, check out HUNTER’S MOON.

*Hannah McIntire insists that Mac and Liam showing up on Jacey’s doorstep is just coincidence. 😉


About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of several award-winning series--Moonstruck, Nightriders MC, The Penumbra Papers, and Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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2 Responses to Tuesday Treats: Cowboy Meatloaf and Potatoes Casserole

  1. Ooo, I love Hunter’s Moon so much!

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