Assyrian Meat And Potato Casserole - Hearty!

Assyrian Meat And Potato Casserole - Hearty! Recipe

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Martha Price


This is a recipe I have made many times. It is very easy, especially if you have leftover mashed potatoes. It is hearty and satisfying. I originally found it in an Assyrian cookbook, and added my own twist to it.
This can also be cut into small squares and served as an appetizer.


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 lb
    boiled and peeled potatoes
  • 1 small
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1 to 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 to 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make Assyrian Meat And Potato Casserole - Hearty!


  1. Saute meat, onion and garlic together - adding salt and pepper to taste - until done; set aside.
  2. Mash the cooked potatoes, add one egg, butter, and salt and pepper to taste. Divide into two equal parts.
  3. Grease a 13x9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with half of the bread crumbs. Spread one part of the potato mixture over the bread crumbs.Spread the meat mixture on top of the potato layer. Cover the meat with the remaining potato mixture.
  4. Mix together the remaining breadcrumbs and the cheese. Sprinkle over top of casserole.
    Cover, and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.

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About Assyrian Meat And Potato Casserole - Hearty!

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mediterranean

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