You can make this Potato and Ground Beef Casserole with Spinach from scratch. Topped with mashed potatoes and cream cheese, this is SO delicious! This is a great dinner recipe if you want to make it easy on yourself because you can simply prepare it. And you will see that everyone will like this. Enjoy!
Peel the potatoes and cook them in a layer of water for 20 minutes, until done.
2.2 lb potatoes
Meanwhile, heat the milk and butter.
½ cups milk, 2 tablespoons butter
Mash the potatoes and stir in the hot milk and butter mix.
Heat oil in a skillet and fry the onion until translucent (about three minutes).
1 tablespoon sunflower oil, 1 onion
Add in the tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes.
1 oz. tomato paste
Put the ground beef in the skillet and bake it until it is nicely browned.
1 lb ground beef
Add the spinach with the beef mixture and stir well, until it withers. If it is still a bit wet, bake a while until it gets drier.
1 lb fresh spinach
Spoon the ground beef and spinach mixture onto the bottom of a baking dish.
Add the mashed potatoes on top of it and smoothen the top.
Spread the cream cheese over the potatoes and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
4 oz. cream cheese, ½ cups breadcrumbs
Bake for 30 minutes in the oven.
1. Potatoes - Use floury potatoes to make this recipe. Russet, Doré, King Edward, and Maris Piper are great choices.2. Ground Beef - Ground beef has a delicious taste and bite. You can also opt for ground pork, turkey, chicken, or minced lamb.3. Spinach - You can use fresh or frozen spinach in this recipe. Use your fresh fry in a wok or frying pan with water attached, so it shrinks. Drain frozen spinach well before using it in the filling.4. Oven - When you use a conventional oven, set the temperature to 390 °F (200 °C). In a convection oven, 350 °F (180 °C) is sufficient.5. StorageOnce you have baked the spinach casserole, you cannot reheat it again. But you can make it a day in advance and keep it covered in the fridge. Then extend the baking time by five minutes (so 35 minutes in total).6. The nutritional value is per serving, assuming four people eat the potato and ground beef casserole with spinach.