- 2 lbs ground beef
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 2 onions (finely chopped)
- 2 tomatoes (chopped)
- 1 cup beef stock or bouillon
- 1/2 teaspoon thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon sage
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
- 5 medium potatoes (boiled and mashed)
- 1/2 tsp thyme
- 1 tablespoon butter or bacon fat
- salt and pepper
Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
Brown the beef in oil.
Remove from pan and set aside.
Drain most of the accumulated fat from the pan. Saut� onions until tender, and then add chopped tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add broth and stir in herbs and seasonings.
Return brown meat to skillet and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
Transfer all ingredients to an ovenproof casserole.
Top with mashed potatoes (scoring them with a fork.) Dot with butter and bake uncovered in 375-degree oven for 30-40 minutes.