LEBANESE MASHED POTATO AND GROUND BEEF CASSEROLE

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 large potatoes, boiled
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon all spice
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranite syrup
  • TOPPING:
  • Bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces

Directions

  • Mash potatoes with butter, salt, and milk.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat olive oil, cook onion until soft, add beef, pine nuts, salt, all spice and cook until meat is no longer pink.
  • When the meat is thoroughly cooked, add pomegranite syrup and mix well.
  • Turn off heat and set aside.
  • Spread 1/2 of potato mixture in bottom of a well greased pan.
  • Spread filling over.
  • Spread remaing potato mixture over filling. Smooth out so that the beef filling is a completely covered by top layer of potato mixture.
  • Add small pieces of butter.
  • Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  • Bake at 250 degrees for 25 minutes.
  • Cut in squares to serve.

Notes

A taste of home! This is one of my favorite dishes.

Categories: Casserole  Mediterranean 

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