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Slow-Cooker Beef and Scalloped Potatoes Casserole

Slow-Cooker Beef and Scalloped Potatoes Casserole
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Here’s your next favorite comfort food! Simple to make in the slow cooker with scalloped potatoes and ground beef, this casserole is fully loaded with toppings for a dinner everyone will love. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Beef and Potatoes

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup diced yellow onions
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cubed
3 1/2
cups water
2
boxes (4.7 oz each) Betty Crocker™ scalloped potatoes

Topping

1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup chopped cooked bacon (6 slices)
2
tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
Sour cream, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 4 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onions over medium-high heat 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Return beef mixture to skillet, and place over low heat; stir in cream cheese. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until cream cheese melts.
  • 3
    In slow cooker, mix water and sauce mixes (from scalloped potatoes boxes), then stir in potatoes (from scalloped potatoes boxes). Spread beef mixture over potatoes.
  • 4
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • 5
    Stir mixture. Top with Cheddar cheese; cover, and cook on Low heat setting 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Top with bacon and green onions. Serve with sour cream.

Expert Tips

  • To test potatoes’ tenderness without releasing too much heat from the slow cooker, slightly lift lid, and slide bamboo skewer into center of mixture. Potatoes should be very tender.
  • To ensure even cooking of potatoes, make sure to fully cover potatoes with beef mixture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
860mg
36%
Potassium
710mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
3g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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