My Mother's Cooking - Potato Casseroles

Potato Casseroles

Cheesey Potatoes
Cheesey Potatoes
My Motjer's Cooking
My Motjer's Cooking
Scalloped Potatoes
Scalloped Potatoes
Potatoes Au Gratin
Potatoes Au Gratin
Ground Beef
Ground Beef
Boiled Eggs
Boiled Eggs
Swiss Cheese
Swiss Cheese
Italian Sausage
Italian Sausage
Green Pepper
Green Pepper
Onions
Onions
Mozzerella Cheese
Mozzerella Cheese

My Mother's Cooking

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Potato Casseroles

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Potatoes are among the most versatile of all the vegetables. They can be boiled, mashed, fried, roasted, baked, French-fried and used in a variety of casseroles. Potatoes can easily be used to make hearty side dishes as I demonstrated in the following hubs:

Baked Ham and Scalloped Potatoes

Salmon Patties with Cheesy Potatoes

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They can also be combined with various meats to make complete and hearty one-dish meals. You can combine them with ham, ground beef, hot dogs or a large variety of other sausages. They can be baked in a béchamel sauce, a tomato sauce or even in leftover or freshly made gravy. They combine well with other vegetables like peppers, onions, broccoli, asparagus, carrots or cabbage. You can even add a blend of spices and serve them as a curry.

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The first casserole contains alternate layers of sliced potatoes, ground beef and boiled eggs in a cream of mushroom soup sauce and topped with grated Swiss cheese. The second one alternates red skin potatoes with sausage slices, onions, green peppers and mozzarella cheese in a seasoned tomato sauce.

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Potato, Ground Beef and Hard Boiled Egg Casserole

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Difficulty:

Moderate

Preparation Time:

60 Minutes

Cooking Time:

60 Minutes at 300 F

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Ingredients:

6 Large Russet Potatoes peeled and cut into quarters and ¼ inch thick slices

12 Hard Boiled Eggs Sliced

1 Lb. of Ground Beef

1 Large Onion chopped

2 Tablespoons of Oil

8 Oz. of Shredded Swiss Cheese

2 Cans of Cream of Mushroom Soup

2 Cans of Milk

I Tablespoon of Sweet Hungarian Paprika

Salt and Pepper to Taste

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Preparation and Cooking Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 300 F and butter a large casserole dish.

  1. Brown the ground beef in oil in a frying pan and stir in the paprika.
  2. Add the chopped onion and continue cooking until the onion is soft.
  3. Meanwhile, Heat the mushroom soup in a small pan and gradually stir in the milk to make a smooth sauce.
  4. Start with layers of 1/3 of the potatoes, ½ of the ground beef and ½ of the sliced eggs.
  5. Repeat with a second set of layers and finish with the final 1/3 of the potatoes.
  6. Top with the grated Swiss cheese and bake covered in a 300 F oven for one hour.

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Potato, Sausage, Green Pepper and Onion Casserole

Difficulty:

Moderate

Preparation Time:

60 Minutes

Cooking Time:

60 Minutes at 300 F

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Ingredients:

1 ½ Lbs. of Small Red Skin Potatoes (sliced into 1/8 inch thick rounds with the skins on)

1 Lb. of Italian Sausage (Boiled, cooled and thinly sliced

2 Large Green Peppers (remove the seeds and then cut them into one inch squares)

2 Cloves of Garlic (peeled and coarsely chopped)

2 Cans of Tomato Soup

2 Cans of Hot Water

1 Tablespoon of Dried Basil

16 Oz. of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

1 Tablespoon of Butter

Salt and Pepper

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Preparation and Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300 F and butter a large casserole dish.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the tomato soup, water, garlic and basil to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Spread 1/3 of the potatoes in the bottom of the dish and sprinkle them with salt and pepper.
  4. Sprinkle with half of the onions and half of the peppers.
  5. Add 1/3 of the Mozzarella.
  6. Repeat with second layer in the same order
  7. Add the final 1/3 of the potatoes and pour the soup mixture over everything.
  8. Finally, add the last 1/3 of the sliced potatoes and cheese and bake in a 300 F oven for about one hour, covered until the cheese is browned.

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For additional ways to prepare potatoes, see the other sections of Chapter 6, which are listed below:

Chapter 6 – Potato Dishes

1. Baked, Roasted and Stuffed Potatoes

2. Boiled Potatoes and Potato Salad

3. Fried Potatoes and Hash

4. French Fries and Croquettes

5. Potato Casseroles

6. Potato Dumplings

7. Potato Pancakes

8. Norwegian Staples - Krube and Lefse

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Au Gratin Potatoes

Mashed Potato Casserole

Golden Hashbrown Casserole

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Comments 3 comments

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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

MMMM love your potato recipes... awesome

debbie


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peachpurple 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

lovely recipes. Anymore potatoes recipes? I love potatoes. Voted useful.


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sharwrotethis 4 years ago from Michigan

Potatoes are a weekly staple for feeding my family of seven so I'm always looking for more ways to cook 'em. I'm putting this one in the rotation. Thanks!

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