Meat and Potatoes Recipes

Shepherd's Pie
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    There's Just Something About Meat and Potatoes

    Meat and Potatoes Entree
    Meat and potatoes has become an American classic dinner. Unsplash/Pixabay/CC By 0

    Meat and potatoes — the phrase conjures up some memorable meals, doesn't it? Dinner just isn't dinner for many people unless it includes some combination of these two foods.

    These easy and hearty recipes all use beef and pork along with potatoes in different forms. Some can be made at the last minute while others take a little time. All of them are perfect for cold weather and they'll satisfy any appetite. You can substitute your favorite meats, cheese, spices, herbs and vegetables...MORE for the ones in these recipes to make them your own. 

    Be sure to cook the meats to the proper internal temperature for food safety reasons. I always use a Thermapen thermometer for best results. Enjoy these hearty recipes!

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    Hash Brown Potato Meatloaf

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    I love this easy and classic meatloaf recipe. Shredded hash brown potatoes keep the meat moist and they stretch it a bit as well. You can substitute thawed frozen hash brown potatoes for the refrigerated type I use in this recipe. 

    Recipe: Hash Brown Potato Meatloaf

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    Shepherd's Pie

    Shepherd's Pie
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    Shepherd's Pie was originally created to use up leftovers. It's hearty, filling, warm and comforting — perfect for a winter night. And this recipe is easy because it only calls for five ingredients!

    Recipe: Shepherd's Pie

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    Crock-Pot Savory Pot Roast

    Easiest Pot Roast
    Easiest Pot Roast. Linda Larsen

    This incredible recipe uses an entire 5-ounce jar of horseradish! It mellows into a slightly sweet and savory coating on the tender and juicy meat during the long cooking time. Yum.

    Recipe: Crockpot Savory Pot Roast

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    Polish Sausage and Potato Salad

    Polish Sausage Potato Salad
    Polish Sausage Potato Salad. Linda Larsen

    Meat and potatoes combined in a recipe don't have to be stodgy. This fabulous salad uses grilled potatoes and meat served with salad greens, tiny tomatoes and a fabulous dressing.

    Recipe: Polish Sausage and Potato Salad

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    Spicy Sausage and Potato Casserole

    Spicy Sausage Potato Bake
    Spicy Sausage Potato Bake. Linda Larsen

    Just five ingredients in your crock-pot make a wonderful hearty dinner with exotic flavors using this recipe. I usually add some carrots or bell peppers. 

    Recipe: Spicy Sausage and Potato Casserole

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    Meaty Hash Brown Potato Casserole

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    You can have this dinner in the oven in about 10 minutes because it calls for just six ingredients. Then you can relax while it bakes to creamy perfection!

    Recipe: Meaty Hash Brown Potato Casserole

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    Hash Brown Beef Bake

    Hash Brown Beef Bake
    Hash Brown Beef Bake. Linda Larsen

    This recipe is warm and comforting and you don't even have to prep any of the ingredients. Just start with frozen cooked meatballs, then open up a few bags and jars, mix everything together and bake!

    Recipe: Hash Brown Beef Bake

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    Crock-Pot Pot Roast Dinner

    Crockpot Pot Roast
    Crockpot Pot Roast. Linda Larsen

    This fabulous dinner is perfect to come home to on a cold and blustery night. It's simple to make and tastes incredibly good.

    Recipe: Crockpot Pot Roast Dinner

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    Tex Mex Skillet Casserole

    Skillet Tex Mex Lasagna
    Skillet Tex Mex Lasagna. Linda Larsen

    This dish combines all the flavors of Tex Mex in one skillet! It's a hearty and delicious dinner that's inexpensive and filling. You can make it mild or spicy according to your taste. 

    Recipe: Tex Mex Skillet Casserole

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    Best Crock-Pot Beef Stew

    Best Beef Stew
    Best Beef Stew. Linda Larsen

    I love the flavor and texture combinations in this easy recipe. It's rich and delicious and the aroma is simply incredible. 

    Recipe: Best Crockpot Beef Stew

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    Hash Brown and Pork Bake

    Hash Brown Pork Bake
    Hash Brown Pork Bake. Linda Larsen

    Tender pork chops bake on top of a creamy, cheesy potato mixture with this one-dish meal, It's perfect for busy weeknights.

    Recipe: Hash Brown and Pork Bake

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    Slow Cooker Pork and Potatoes

    Slow Cooker Pork and Potatoes
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    Coat a pork roast with mustard and herbs, then slow cook it with potatoes and carrots. All you'll need to finish off this recipe is some crusty bread and dessert!

    Recipe: Slow Cooker Pork and Potatoes