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Four Layer Casserole

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Four Layer Casserole
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  • Makes: 6 Servings

This dish can be baked in the oven or if you are short on time, pop it into the microwave. Use your favorite frozen or canned vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef, 85% lean
  • 4 potatoes
  • 1 package frozen mixed vegetables (or canned mixed vegetables)
  • 1/4 cup cheese, low-fat shredded (cheddar or colby jack)
  • 1/4 cup milk, 1%
  • salt and pepper (optional, to taste)

Directions

1. Cook ground beef in frying pan until brown. Rinse in warm water and drain to remove excess fat.

2. Scrub potatoes and cut into slices without peeling.

3. Place potatoes in a large baking or casserole dish. Top with vegetables, ground beef, and cheese.

4. Pour milk over the casserole. Ad salt and pepper as desired.

5. Cover with a lid or foil. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour or microwave in non-metal baking or casserole dish for 19-23 minutes on high.

Notes

  • Try other favorite vegetables in place of mixed vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, peas, or corn.
  • Cheddar cheese used for costing and nutrition analysis.
Source: Iowa State University Extension. Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup, 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 283
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 103 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 72 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 891 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 283
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 2 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 1 mg
Cholesterol 50 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 20 g
Minerals
Calcium 72 mg
Potassium 891 mg
Sodium 103 mg
Copper 239 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 57 mg
Phosphorus 256 mg
Selenium 13 mcg
Zinc 4 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 106 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 2 mcg
Vitamin C 29 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 14 mcg
Folate 37 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 75 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 1/4 cups
Protein Foods
1 3/4 ounces

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