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Italian Hamburger Deep Dish

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Layers of flavored potatoes and ground beef team up with tomato slices and mozzarella cheese for a bountiful one-dish meal.
Ingredients
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Water 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (if desired)
  Instant minced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Mashed potato 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs) (dry)
  Tomatoes 4 Medium, sliced
  Mozzarella cheese 4 Ounce, shredded or sliced
Directions

1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease rectangular baking dish, 11x7x1 1/2 inches. Cook beef, 1 teaspoon salt, the pepper and garlic in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
2. Heat water, milk, butter, 1 teaspoon salt, the onion and oregano to boiling in saucepan. Remove from heat. Stir in dry potatoes just until moistened. Let stand about 30 seconds or until liquid is absorbed. Whip with fork until as fluffy as you'd like. Spread half of the potato mixture on bottom of baking dish. Layer with beef and half of the tomatoes. Top with remaining potatoes and tomatoes; sprinkle with cheese.
3. Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft) Bake about 35 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Party
Ingredient: 
Beef, Milk Product, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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