I learned this recipe from a good friend, Flora. She always makes this for dinner and we have tried it. It was good so I would like to share this recipe with you guys. It's quick and easy. It's another way of cooking your potatoes and ground beef. It's actually similar to picadillo, only that the potatoes are mashed and cooked separately before baking. The amount of ingredients depend on the amount of serving you want to serve. She doesn't have the exact measurement but we know how much we need to prepare if we are used to cooking. So enjoy!
medium potatoes, about 8 or more, boiled and mashed
1-2 lbs ground beef
onion, chopped finely
bell pepper, chopped finely
salt and pepper to taste
shredded cheddar cheese
Cook beef. You may drain it. Saute vegetables then add the cooked ground beef. You may also saute the vegetables first before cooking the ground beef. You just add the latter and wait til no pink remains or cooked.
Heat oven 350 deg. Prepare a baking dish. Scoop out mashed potatoes and put it in the baking dish in layers. Potatoes first then the cooked ground beef. Top it again with the mashed potatoes, followed by the ground beef and so on. Garnish it with shredded cheddar cheese and bake. When cheese is melted, it's done. Enjoy it with steak or any other cooked meat and vegetables.