Potato-Topped Meat Loaf Casserole

Fluffy mashed potatoes with broccoli tastefully top homemade meat loaf.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Meat Loaf

1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
3
tablespoons Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
3
tablespoons steak sauce
1
tablespoon instant minced onion
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
egg

Filling

2 2/3
cups water
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
teaspoon salt
2/3
cup milk
2
cups Betty Crocker™ Potato Buds™ mashed potatoes (dry)
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
1/2
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix meat loaf ingredients. Press in bottom and up sides of baking dish to within 1/2 inch of top.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, butter and 1 teaspoon salt to boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in milk and dry potatoes just until moistened. Let stand about 30 seconds or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in broccoli and cheese. Spoon over meat shell.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until meat loaf is thoroughly cooked and meat thermometer inserted in center of meat reads 160°F. Let stand 5 minutes; drain liquid along edges.

Expert Tips

You can use 1 1/2 cups of your favorite vegetable in this recipe. Try frozen mixed vegetables, frozen peas or green beans.

Use cheese-flavored potatoes.

To save a little time, purchase refrigerated mashed potatoes for this recipe.

Substitute your favorite meat (ground chicken, turkey, pork).

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.