Hearty Minced Meat and Mashed Potato Skillet


There’s something about the combination of minced meat, creamy mashed potatoes, and melted cheese that speaks directly to the soul, especially when served from a warm skillet. This Hearty Minced Meat and Mashed Potato Skillet is the epitome of comfort food, blending the rich flavors of savory meat, tender vegetables, and creamy potatoes under a golden layer of cheese. It’s a dish that promises warmth and satisfaction with every bite, making it a perfect choice for any day of the week.

The beauty of this dish lies not only in its flavors but also in its simplicity and versatility. Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight dinner that the whole family will love or something special to serve guests, this skillet meal won’t disappoint. The melted cheese topping adds a deliciously gooey texture that complements the soft mashed potatoes and the hearty meat mixture beneath. Garnished with fresh parsley, it’s a feast for the eyes as much as it is for the palate.

Full Recipe:


  • Potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • Salt, to taste
  • Butter, 2 tablespoons
  • Milk, 1/4 cup
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • Minced meat (400g), any type
  • Green peas, 1 cup
  • Tomatoes, 2 medium, diced
  • Tomato sauce, 1/2 cup
  • Cheese, 1 cup grated (any preferred type)
  • Parsley, a handful, chopped for garnish




  1. Prepare Mashed Potatoes: Boil potatoes in salted water until tender. Drain and return to the pot. Add butter and milk, then mash until smooth. Season with salt to taste.
  2. Cook Minced Meat: In a skillet, sauté onion in a bit of oil until golden. Add minced meat and cook over medium heat until browned.
  3. Combine Ingredients: To the meat, add green peas, diced tomatoes, and tomato sauce. Stir well and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Layer & Cook: Spread the mashed potatoes evenly over the meat mixture in the skillet. Sprinkle grated cheese on top. Cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  5. Garnish & Serve: Garnish with chopped parsley before serving directly from the skillet.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes

Kcal: 650 kcal | Servings: 4 servings


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