New Year's Holiday Casserole

Thursday, December 20th 2007, 5:56 pm
By: News 9

4 - 6 servings

1 1/2 lbs. ground chuck, browned and drained
1 medium onion, chopped
1 envelope brown gravy
15 oz. can cream corn
1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
16 oz. frozen hash browns, slightly thawed
10 3/4 oz. can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup evaporated milk
15 oz. can black-eyed peas, drained
salt and pepper to taste

Place ground beef and onion in a crockpot. Add gravy mixture, creamed corn and half of the cheese. Add the hash browns and remaining cheese. Mix the soup with the evaporated milk and pour over the hash brown mixture. Cook on high for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours. Add the black-eyed peas the last 30 minutes of cooking.

Ken Oliver, Cooking With Ken, e-mail: