Creamed Ground Beef Over Mashed Potatoes

Jennifer H

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Ingredients

1
onion, finely chopped
1
garlic clove, minced
1 lb
ground beef
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 c
milk
4
potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/4 c
milk
1 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put the onions, garlic, and ground beef in a large skillet.
2
Cook until ground beef is no longer pink.
3
Drain excess fat, then add salt and peppers.
4
Remove to a separate bowl.
5
Melt butter in the skillet.
6
Add flour, salt and pepper.
7
Cook, stirring constantly over low heat for about two minutes.
8
Do not allow to burn.
9
Gradually add milk, stirring constantly after each addition and allowing to boil before adding more.
10
This results in a smooth sauce.
11
When all milk has been added, continue to stir constantly and bring to a boil.
12
Allow to boil for one minute or until sauce is thick, continuing to stir.
13
Remove from heat and stir into beef mixture.
14
Prepare mashed potatoes: Place potatoes in a pot with enough water to cover by about 1/2 inch.
15
Cook until potatoes are tender.
16
Pour off cooking water (or save for a terrific addition to breads).
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Add butter and milk (or cream).
18
Mash to desired consistency.
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Serve ground beef mixture spooned over the mashed potatoes.
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Variations: Add one teaspoon of your favorite spice blend to make a new and exciting variation.
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You can eliminate the cayenne pepper if you don't like spicy hot foods.
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If you do, then please add more!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy