we found this casserole to be very plain.Perhaps if the soup were to be incorporated into the beef it might improve.
This recipe was easy, quick and had great flavor. I forgot the onion, but it didn't seem to make much of a difference. I also added in about a tablespoon of Creole seasoning to the ground beef after draining it, just to give it a little kick. I used frozen mixed veggies, and laid them on the bottom of the pan. then topped with the ground beef and it came out perfectly with 30 minutes of baking. The texture of the crunchy vegetables with the creamy mashed potatoes is a delight!
I've been trying to find ways to get creative with our leftovers and odds-and-ends in the pantry. This dish was just what I was looking for! I had everything on-hand and it was a great meal for my meat-and-potatoes-loving-husband :) I used 1/2 lb. ground beef cooked with 1 onion and 1 clove garlic. Also, I used Specialty Soup Substitutes - Cream in place of the tomato soup and it turned out wonderfully! I didn't have any canned veggies, so I just mixed in a cup or so of frozen mixed veggies. Easy, filling, and a great way to stretch our budget! Thanks, Heather!
This was surprisingly good considering there aren't many ingredients! I added some garlic and oregeno to the ground beef but other than that i kept the recipe the same. Everyone went back for seconds! Thanks for the easy dinner idea.
This is good. It was a very quick and easy. Filling and you get protein, vegetables and carbs all in one dish. Thanks for a great recipe!
This is such a great tasting dish. I had made so much mashed potatoes that I didn't know what to do with the leftover. Well I will definitely be making this often. I did use vegetable soup instead of tomato (for that's all I had). Also instead of ground beef I used shredded chicken (also from left over). It was very good. My 3 year old loved it! What I love about this recipe is that you can substitute most ingredients. Thank you so much for posting!
I will be keeping this recipe around to make often. This cottage pie gave me my fix of comfort food but was so quick, inexpensive, and easy. I used instant mashed potatoes (roasted garlic and cheddar), topped with cheddar cheese, and then slices of tomatoes. I didn't have paprika but will pick up for the next time I make this, and try it without the cheese topping also. I also love that this is made with ingredients I usually keep on hand. How simple! Thanks for sharing HeatherFeather!!
the best ever everyone went back for seconds even i did, cant wait to make it again