*4-5 cups mashed potatoes (about large potatoes)
*1 tablespoon butter
*1 1/2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
*1/3 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
*1/4 teaspoon salt
*1/4 teaspoon pepper
*1 (12 ounce) bag mini carrots (6-7 whole carrots)
*1 pound ground beef
*1 yellow onion, chopped
*1 garlic clove, minced
*3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
*2 tablespoons ketchup
*1 cup beef broth
*1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
~Bring a pot of water to a boil.
~Add a little salt.
~Add carrots and cook until tender, about 20-25 minutes.
~Drain, and mash.
~Mix in butter, finely chopped onion, salt, pepper, and 1/3 cup cheese to mashed potatoes.
~Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
~In a ovenproof skillet, cook hamburger, garlic & onions. Cook until hamburger in brown.
~Drain any excess fat.
~Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute.
~Add ketchup and beef broth.
~Bring to a boil.
~Reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
~Spred the ground beef mixture evenly over the bottom of the oven proof skillet.
~Spread the mashed carrots over top of the hamburger.
~Spread the mashed potato mixture over top of the carrots.
~Sprinkle remaining cheese over top of potatoes.
~Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
`Substitute mashed carrots for peas.
`Substitute mashed carrots for mixed vegetables.
-Substitute ground beef for Bocca Crumbles.