WTW – burger ‘n fries pot pie

So I have to apologize. I’ve kind of fallen off the face of the Earth. Between work, life, the sun setting far earlier, and my latest project, my attention and love and caring for yawyeor has kind of well, gotten lost in the mix. I’m hoping to step my game up again soon, but in the meantime, I will never leave you in a lurch when it comes to our dear sweet White Trash Wednesday.

Luckily for me, Beth from Happy Life Happy Wife sent me this pretty freaking spectacular White Trash recipe. Let’s just say it’s a spin on the old classic burger and fries meal you’d pick up at your local burger joint. And as much as you’re picturing it look like this, I assure you, it won’t. Because this is classy.
yeah! burger

And this…

is not.

Burger ‘n Fries Pot Pie

ingredients
1 1/2lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
2 cups frozen crispy French-fried potatoes (from 20-oz bag)

directions
1. Heat oven to 450°F. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain well. Sprinkle flour over beef mixture. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in tomatoes; heat to boiling. Remove from heat.
2. In ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole, spread beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Arrange frozen potatoes evenly in single layer on top.
3. Bake uncovered about 20 minutes or until potatoes are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Original recipe can be found here.

(Big thanks to Beth for this oh so white trashy find!)

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21 Comments

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21 responses to “WTW – burger ‘n fries pot pie

  1. This looks like another white trash recipe that will end up tasting pretty good! I gotta try this…

  2. Sometimes you just gotta step back and ask yourself, “but WHY?”

    Why would you take a perfectly perfect burgers n fries and turn it into casserole? There can be no improvement there!

    Definitely WTW worthy, though!

  3. Even though a standard burger is eaten with hands and this would probably take utensils, the standard burger seems more civilized. And less lazy.

  4. rhooby

    i don’t even know what to say….. it ain’t 5 guys…

  5. Know what would make this le plus ultra? Substitute hash browns or tater tots for those fries. Oh dear, my WT is showing.

  6. Amy

    I would so eat this. And have seconds. Then hate myself after.

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  9. Aww. How could I not try this when it looks so cute in that little casserole dish?

  10. Eee-gads! I’m sorry, but this one grosses me out a little. I’m voting for photo #1. Makes me want to lick my computer screen or find a Carl’s Jr. Ha!

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  12. I wanna eat this. right now. I also want to apologize for being a horrible blog friend and being forever behind on your stuff. I am catching up now!

  13. Oh and I miss your blogs!

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