Author: Canadian Living

Tastes Great and is so easy to make

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : rosemary mooney


  • 2 bacon strips
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 1/4 lb sliced fresh mushroom
  • 1 carrots finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups hot mashed potatoes
  • 3/4 Cheddar cheese divided
  • 1 dash paprika


In skillet, cook bacon until crisp:drain, reserving 1 tsp drippings. Set bacon aside. Cook beef in drippings over med. heat until no longer pink:drain. Toss onion, mushrooms, carrot, and celery in flour: add to skillet with the broth, Worcestershire sauce, tarragon and pepper. Bring to a boil: reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 15--20 mins or until vegetables are tender. Add bacon: transfer to a greased 2 qt baking dish. Combine potatoes and 1/2 cup cheese: spread over beef mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and remaining cheese. Bake uncovered at 350 deg for 20-25 min or until heated through. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 5 mins or until bubbly
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