The Best Cowboy Meatloaf And Potato Casserole
Cowboy Meatloaf and Potato Casserole Cowboy is an iconic American dish, but maybe not so much a casserole. I don’t know about you, but these days I am trying to have my meat and eat it too.
So this recipe can be cooked either on the stovetop or in the oven, making it perfect for weekend dinners.
This recipe combines ground beef, potatoes, onions, and cheese.
That’s it! It’s so easy to make and I promise it will become one of your family favorites.
- 1 Pound Lean Ground Beef
- 1 Package Potatoes
- 3/4 Cup Finely Chopped Onion
- 1 Cup Cooked Bacon Crumbles
- 1/3 Cup Seasoned Dry Breadcrumbs
- 1/4 Cup Canned Crispy Fried Onions
- 1/4 Cup Honey Smokehouse Barbecue Sauce
- 2/3 Cup Canned Evaporated Milk
- 1 Egg, lightly beaten
- 1 Tbsp Butter
- 2 Tsp Chili Powder
- 3/4 Tsp Salt
- 1 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Flat-Leaf Parsley
- 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
- 2/3 Cup Shredded Mexican-style Cheese Blend
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Using nonstick cooking spray, coat a 9×9 baking dish.
- Combine meat, onion, breadcrumbs, Barbecue Sauce, egg, chili powder, and salt in a large mixing basin. Gently press into the baking dish’s bottom.
- Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until well cooked through, uncovered.
- Remove the pan from the oven and, if required, skim off any extra grease. Then, for grilling, lower the oven temperature.
- Meanwhile, cook the potatoes in the microwave according to the package directions.
- Combine boiling potatoes, milk, butter, parsley, and garlic in a large mixing basin and mash with a potato masher until smooth. Mix with an electric mixer to desired consistency for a smoother consistency.
- Add the bacon and cooked onions and mix well. Spread equally over the beef mixture, then top with cheese.
- 3 to 5 minutes under the broiler, or until the cheese is lightly toasted. If preferred, serve with more Barbecue Sauce on the side.