Broccoli, Beef & Potato Hotdish

September/October 2010

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This easy casserole, full of ground beef, roasted broccoli and topped with hash browns, was inspired by the classic Minnesota Tater Tot hotdish. Roasting the broccoli before adding it to the casserole gives the whole dish a much more complex and exciting flavor, but it’s by no means necessary. If you want to keep it simple, skip roasting the broccoli (Step 2) and use 6 cups frozen broccoli, thawed, in its place (omit 1 tablespoon oil, as well).

"Made some minor changes, and really enjoyed the dish overall. Changes: Used ground turkey instead of beef Added 3 chopped cloves of garlic to turkey/onion mix Made sure to add S/P and a dash of garlic powder for each major component Added...
Broccoli, Beef & Potato Hotdish

42 Reviews for Broccoli, Beef & Potato Hotdish

Enhancements for a delishious dish

Great family friendly recipe that definitely needs some spice enhancements. I used 99% lean ground turkey breast, in addition to the wor sauce, I added a salt-free all seasoning (store brand) and garlic powder and oregano. I browned the onions and turkey in olive oil. For the cheese sauce, I used a can of healthy request cream of mushroom a half a can of water and one 16oz bag of shredded Mexican cheese. I loved the idea of roasting the broccoli and t did add good flavor. to top it of, I sprinkled pepper, garlic powder, and regular paprika. It was outstanding and I will double the recipe next time for left-overs!

healthy, family-friendly, kids love it, esay to make
Totally worth the effort

The family loved it! We didn't think this dish was bland at all. So happy to have found a delicious casserole that we can feel good about eating -- no canned soup!

Bland and missing something

I did not enjoy this dish. It took forever to make and once it was all done it was very blah. I wont be making this again but if I had to make any recommendations they would be to a. drain the mean/onion mixture before you add it to the casserole dish and to b. add more cheese to the cheese mixture. Overall the dish was too moist and lacked flavor.

Good way to get some broccoli in?
Too bland, needs help!

I wanted to love this! This is a healthier version of a recipe my husband makes. But it turned out very bland and tasteless. I ended up dousing it in ketchup to finish it. Needs some modification.

Healthy casserole
Lots of work for flavorless dish

Followed the recipe to a T. Took a long time to cook, put together and bake. Was hoping for a great result with all of the combined flavors and it resulted in a boring tasteless dish. Needed to add Sriracha on mine and my daughter added ketchup. It helped clean out my freezer, but I would not make again.

Healthy with broccoli, good way to use up stuff in your freezer.

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