2 lbs. ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped 2 cans (14.5 ounces each)
diced tomatoes, undrained
3 cups frozen peas (optional) 1⁄2 cup ketchup
1⁄4 cup parsley
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. beef bouillon cubes
2 tsp. dried marjoram
1 tsp. salt
1⁄2 tsp. pepper
6 cups hot mashed potatoes, (prepared with milk & butter)
In a saucepan over medium heat, brown the beef and onion; drain. Add the next nine ingredients; mix well. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Pour into an ungreased shallow 3 quart baking dish. Combine potatoes and eggs; mix well. Drop by 1⁄2 cup full’s onto beef mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 35- 40 minutes or until bubbly and potatoes are lightly browned.
During 2020 we’re sharing some favorite recipes from Honest Abe’s owners, employees, dealers and customers. This month’s recipe is a hearty but easy one-dish dinner, which was included in the “Smith Family Traditions” book in a section of recipes honoring the cooking skills of Honest Abe’s owner, Janie Smith.