Cowboy Meatloaf and Potato Casserole
1 package Ore-Ida Steam n Mash Garlic Seasoned Potatoes
1 pound ground lean meat
3/4 cup onion finely chopped
1/3 cup bread crumbs seasoned
1/4 cup Jack Daniel’s Barbecue Sauce, Honey Smokehouse
1 egg lightly beaten
2 teaspoon chili powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup crumbled bacon (real)
1/4 cup crispy fried onions
2/3 cup Mexican blend cheese shredded
Preheat oven to 375 F. Coat 9x9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine beef, onion, breadcrumbs, barbeque sauce, egg chili powder and salt until well mixed.
Remember this is the fun part so get your hands dirty and mix it well!!
Gently press into bottom of baking dish
Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through. Carefully pour off any excess fat if needed. Adjust oven to broil and place oven rack 6-8 inches from heat source.
Meanwhile microwave potatoes according to package instructions.
Stir in bacon and fried onions.
Spread evenly on top of beef mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
Broil for 3-5 minutes, or until cheese is lightly browned.