Stacked Ground Beef and Potatoes Skillet

This bacon cheddar ground hamburger and potatoes skillet layers daintily cut potatoes with prepared ground meat and is heated potatoes au gratin style.

Its fundamentally the embodiment of solace food. Yet, because of a couple of eased up fixings, the sustenance realities are undeniably more amicable than you may anticipate. One serving of messy ground meat and potatoes has 22 grams of protein and will just run you 215 calories, 8 grams of fat, 13 grams of carbs, and 6 WW Smart Points.

You presumably wont need a lot of help with this formula, however Ill walk you through everything beneath and address fixing alterations too. You can find the printable ground hamburger and potatoes skillet formula at the lower part of this post.

Stacked Ground Beef and Potatoes Skillet Recipe Walkthrough

The burner part of this formula cooks quick so Id start with cutting your potatoes. I went with similar red and gold smaller than expected potatoes I utilized in my rosemary parmesan potatoes and messy air fryer potatoes plans, yet youre welcome to utilize any potato youd like.

If you utilize a starchier potato like a reddish brown, you might have to expand the heat time or cut more slender cuts. As you might have the option to tell from the photograph underneath, I did an unpleasant 1/4-1/2 cut with a blade. Dont sweat flawlessness here.

Cooking the Bacon and Ground Beef

If I could transform one thing about my always well known tacky sweet ground meat and broccoli formula it would cook crude bacon in the dish before the hamburger as opposed to utilizing precooked bacon. However all is right with the world a very quick formula, I presume.

In any case, that is how youll help this ground meat and potatoes skillet. Cook a touch of bacon in a cast iron skillet, channel the oil, then, at that point, cook some ground hamburger to absorb all that character.

You can find in the photographs over that I like to cleave my bacon crude before sautéing. I observe this permits the bacon to cook quicker and all the more uniformly. However, go ahead and toss the cuts straight in the dish and disintegrate later.

Ive made some slight flavoring changes dependent on peruser input to sneak up all of a sudden. You can generally salt and pepper to taste toward the end, as well.

Since I just gave my routine on searing ground hamburger in previous days sweet stew ground meat and brussels sprouts formula, Ill extra you that and give you the bluffs notes. Dont be hesitant to let the ground meat be in the skillet to foster a little outside prior to falling to pieces to get done with cooking.

In the event that youd like to add significantly more character to your meat, look at the burger sauce I utilized in my low carb bacon cheeseburger skillet.

Adding the Potatoes, Milk, and Cheese to Bake

In my first trial of this ground hamburger and potatoes skillet I essentially threw the potatoes in the cooked ground meat. It was fine, however I observed finding a way the additional way to add a base layer of potatoes made the completed item a lot more straightforward to serve and eat.

The formula calls for skim milk and in contrast to some different plans of mine, I wouldnt suggest making replacements here. An absence of protein content in something like almond milk could make things somewhat soupy. What’s more, the equivalent goes for meat or chicken brothyou may have to cook perpetually to decrease the stock enough.

On the off chance that youre utilizing a lower fat cheddar or hard cheddar like parmesan, you should cover with foil or save the cheddar for the last 10-15 minutes of baking.

P.S. Dont utilize a lower fat cheddar. The additional calories are awesome.

Last Ground Beef and Potatoes Recipe Notes

The formula makes reference to utilizing paper towels to smudge abundance oil with fattier cuts of ground hamburger, yet you should do this notwithstanding to make serving somewhat simpler. Theres intended to be a modest quantity of dampness staying in the lower part of the skillet, however it ought to be insignificant.

On the off chance that you utilize a more modest skillet or dont have a broiler safe skillet, cook the bacon and hamburger on the burner prior to moving everything to a baking dish. You can find the cast iron skillet and other kitchen hardware I suggest on my Amazon retail facade, if youre intrigued.

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1 lb Ground Beef, 96/4

20 (500g) Red and Gold Mini Potatoes, meagerly cut

4 cuts Center Cut Bacon, cut into flimsy strips

1/4 C (60mL) Worcestershire Sauce

2 C (480mL) Skim Milk

1 C (112g) Shredded Cheddar

1 Tbsp Dry Mustard

1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika

1 tsp Garlic Powder

1 tsp Kosher Salt

1 tsp Black Pepper


Preheat a broiler to 400F.

Cook the bacon in a 12″ cast iron skillet (or an enormous stove safe skillet) over medium-high hotness prior to moving to a paper towel. (Disintegrate and save for some other time.)

Channel the excess bacon oil and spot the ground meat in the skillet. Add the dry mustard, smoked paprika, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce towards the finish of cooking. Cook until no pink remaining parts and mood killer the hotness.

Push the ground hamburger aside of the dish and spot the cut potatoes on the lower part of the skillet prior to covering with the meat and rehashing on the opposite side, making a base layer of potatoes made with the progress hamburger. Top with outstanding potatoes.

Add the milk to the skillet and top with destroyed cheddar.

Heat for 40-50 minutes or until very little fluid remaining parts and the cheddar starts to bubble and somewhat brown around the edges. (If you utilize a fattier ground meat or full fat milk, you might need to shift the skillet and utilize a paper towel to smudge any additional oil overflow towards the finish of cooking.)

Allow the skillet to cool momentarily prior to serving. Top with the disintegrated bacon and cleaved green onion. Appreciate!


Each serving has 6 Smart Points.

Investigating Notes

Distinctive skillet sizes might influence prepare time. In the event that you utilize a more modest skillet and need to expand prepare time, you can cover the top to try not to consume the cheddar if essential.

Make certain to lessen any fluid from cooking the ground hamburger (the skillet ought to be for the most part dry) prior to adding the potatoes.

When in doubt, you can utilize paper towels to blotch any excess oil/fluid or slant the skillet over a compartment to deplete any leftover fluid prior to serving.