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

41 Reviews for Broccoli, Beef & Potato Hotdish

Tasty cheesy-broccoli dish

I really loved this dish; it was satisfying kept me full longer. My husband liked it okay (he said he likes other things better, but he would eat it again). I don't necessarily find it the most appealing looking dish in person (I have an aversion to nacho cheese, and the cheese sauce takes on that appearance), but once I ate a bite, I changed my mind. I didn't really find it lacking in flavor (I even took the easy way out and didn't roast the broccoli). I think the Worcestshire sauce really brings it together, flavor-wise. And the hashbrown topping is yummy! I would make this again.

Was alright

It was alright. My husband loved it after adding a ton of hot sauce to it. My 3 year old wouldn't touch it though. You almost have to add way more salt then the recipe calls for to make it edible.

So-so...won't make again

Overall the dish lacked flavor. Won't make again.

Nice crispy hash browns, yummy roasted broccoli
Great for adaptations!!

I reduced the amount of cheese sauce at the pouring in stage, and added an extra egg to the hash browns, I was concerned it was going to be too soupy, and the crust not crusty enough. I guess an extra egg white would work too.
Roasting the Broccoli is a genius step! This dish lasted 24 hours. Everyone wanted leftovers for lunch the next day... I can see where tweaks of your own can really make this dish a family favorite for years to come..

Simple, Simple..
Leftovers devoured too!

Leftovers don't go over very well at my house, but that was not the case with this hotdish. A squirt of ketchup for the kids and a splash of hot sauce for the adults are the only modifications we needed. Great make ahead dinner!


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