Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is a new recipe I've come up with using what I like from several other recipes. I serve 12 routinely and usually 3-4 extra, especially with a salad. I have this when I have leftover mashed potatoes. You can also use high quality dried mashed or frozen bags. I use french cut or small frozen green beans. Use whatever vegies your family likes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a dutch oven,lightly brown hamburger until grease is released. Drain.
  2. Return it to pot.
  3. Add onion and garlic and saute with hamburger until onions soften.
  4. Add spices, tomato sauce, paste, wine and Worcestershire sauce.
  5. Simmer for 15- 20 minutes.
  6. Pour into large lasagna pan.
  7. Sprinkle with frozen green beans.
  8. cover with mashed potatoes that have been thinned with milk enough to spread easily.
  9. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  10. Bake 45 minutes at 350.
  11. If you like, turn on broiler for 5 minutes until cheese gets brown and crunchy.
  12. (Watch closely -- some of my kids don't like this.).
Most Helpful

This is just how my mom makes it! I don't think she uses tomato paste though, it was a little too tomatoy for me. Next time I will just use tomato sauce.

design*girl October 22, 2008