Garlic Potato-Topped Beef Cacciatore

Try this 'hunter-style' Italian dinner – bake beef, veggies and potato with cacciatore sauce for a delightful casserole.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

CACCIATORE

1
lb. boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1 1/2x1/2-inch strips
1
tablespoon oil
1
cup sliced onions
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into strips
1
(24 1/2 to 28-oz.) jar cacciatore simmer sauce or spaghetti sauce

POTATOES

1 1/2
cups water
3
tablespoons margarine or butter
2
garlic cloves, minced
3/4
cup milk
2 1/4
cups mashed potato flakes
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In large skillet, cook beef in oil over medium-high heat until lightly browned. Add onions and bell pepper; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender and beef is no longer pink. Stir in sauce. Cook until thoroughly heated. Spoon into ungreased 12x8-inch (2-quart) baking dish.
  • 2 In medium saucepan, bring water, margarine and garlic to a boil. Remove from heat; add milk. Stir in potato flakes and cheese. Add egg; blend well. Spoon or pipe potato mixure around edges of baking dish over hot beef mixture.
  • 3 Bake at 325°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until potatoes are set and light golden brown.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    600
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    1220mg
    1220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    58g
    58%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    35g
    35%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    70%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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