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Slow Cooker Lumberjack Casserole

This old lumberjack favorite, A hearty one meal dish that can be conveniently prepared in the slow cooker for today’s busy families.

  • Author: Adapted froman old traditional Maine Logging Camp Recipe
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 6 -8 1x
  • Category: Slow Cooker Casserole
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 5 medium potatoes, cut in 1″ cubes
  • 1 1/2 tsp. minced garlic (about 1 large clove)
  • 1 can (15 ounce) of stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (16 ounce) kidney beans
  • 1 can of cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups grated cheese, monterey jack or cheddar

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef in skillet, then drain the fat and put ground beef in slow cooker.
  2. Pour tomatoes with juice into a medium bowl and smash up a little with a potato masher utensil. Add with juice to slow cooker.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients except for the cheese and stir to mix well.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. (4 hours on high).
  5. Sprinkle the top with cheese and let cook for one more hour covered.
  6. Serve piping hot. Great with a side of freshly baked biscuits.