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)

2 eggs

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.

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