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Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 2 hours
Yield: 4-6 servings
When I was young, we often had what my family referred to as Railroad Dinner. It was a go-to meal when money got a little thin before the nextpayday. Usually it was pretty simple, a pound of ground beef, an onion, a can of tomatoes, and some sliced potatoes.
Tonight I made my own version, needing to use up some brisket we had an abundance of. I added a few extras and came up with my own version of that old sentimental favorite.
Railroad Dinner Deluxe
Layer the following in the order presented in a deep oven proof casserole dish (with a lid)
1 lb lean ground beef, uncooked 1 to 1 1/2 cups leftover brisket or roast 1 onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 3 slices of uncooked bacon, chopped 1 large can of baked beans 1 cup small carrots 4 potatoes sliced and layered on top salt and pepper 1 can diced tomatoes (or Rotel) 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar
Bake at 375 for 1 1/2 to 2 hours (until potatoes are fork tender)
The recipe for the crescent rolls can be found by clicking the photo above