Pastel de Papa (Potato and Ground Beef Pie)
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20-25 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 20 mins
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cups onion (red or white, your choice)
  • 1 bunch green onion
  • 1/3 cup jalapeƱo
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2/3 cup tomato puree
  • salt to taste
  • one container of pre-made mashed potatoes (about 1.5 pounds)
  • 4 hard boiled eggs
  • Grated parmesan cheese to taste
  • Chives to garnish
DIRECTIONS
  1. chop onions and combine in a large pot. At the same time, hard boil your eggs
  2. cook on low/medium heat until they begin to brown, then add jalapeƱos
  3. once onions are fully browned, add in the beef, and continue to cook on medium heat until fully cooked. Stir occasionally
  4. Mix in cumin, sugar and tomato puree. Stir to combine
  5. Salt to taste, and set aside
  6. Follow instructions on the back of the mashed potatoes container until ready
  7. Preheat oven to 400. Spray your baking tin with cooking spray or oil, and line the bottom with a thin layer of mashed potatoes, just to help hold the pie together when ready
  8. Place the beef on top of the potatoes
  9. Place the eggs in a thin layer on top of beef
  10. Layer the rest of the mashed potatoes evenly on top of the eggs
  11. If desired, sprinkle parmesan cheese on top, and place in oven for about 25 minutes or until top begins to brown
  12. Garnish with chives and enjoy!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Beef, potato, and egg. Can't go wrong!