Ground Beef ’n Biscuits

Karen Waggoner Joplin, MO

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 1–1½ Hours

Ingredients

  • lbs. extra-lean ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 8-oz. cans tomato sauce
  • 10-oz. pkg. frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 7½-oz. cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 2 cups fat-free shredded cheddar cheese

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 6-Quart Oval

Method

  1. Brown ground beef, celery, and onions in nonstick skillet.
  2. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and oregano.
  3. Add tomato sauce and peas.
  4. Pour into slow cooker. (A large oval cooker allows the biscuits to be arranged over top. You can also divide the mixture between two round slow cookers and accommodate the biscuits in that way.)
  5. Arrange biscuits over top and sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Cook uncovered on High for 1–1½ hours.

Per Serving: 370 calories (80 calories from fat), 9g total fat (3.5g saturated, 0g trans), 35mg cholesterol, 1470mg sodium, 38g total carbohydrate (3g fiber, 5g sugar), 34g protein, 20%DV vitamin A, 10%DV vitamin C, 30%DV calcium, 25%DV iron.

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