Meat and Potatoes Recipes

Meat and potatoes — the phrase conjures up some memorable meals, doesn't it? Dinner just isn't dinner for many people unless it includes some combination of these two foods.

These easy and hearty recipes all use beef and pork along with potatoes in different forms. Some can be made at the last minute while others take a little time. All of them are perfect for cold weather and they'll satisfy any appetite. You can substitute your favorite meats, cheese, spices, herbs, and vegetables for the ones in these recipes to make them your own. ​

Be sure to cook the meats to the proper internal temperature for food safety reasons.

  • 01 of 07

    Shepherd's Pie

    Shepherd's Pie

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    Shepherd's Pie was originally created to use up leftovers. It's hearty, filling, warm and comforting — perfect for a winter night. And this recipe is easy because it only calls for six ingredients!

  • 02 of 07

    Crock-Pot Savory Pot Roast

    Delicious Pot Roast Dinner in a Crock Pot
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    This incredible savory pot roast recipe uses an entire 5-ounce jar of horseradish! It mellows into a slightly sweet and savory coating on the tender and juicy meat during the long cooking time. Yum.

  • 03 of 07

    Spicy Sausage and Potato Casserole

    Roasted Potato and Sausage in white plate on wooden table
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    Just five ingredients in your crock-pot make a wonderful hearty dinner with exotic flavors using this Spicy Sausage and Potato Casserole recipe. You can also add some carrots or bell peppers.

  • 04 of 07

    Meaty Hash Brown Potato Casserole

    Meatballs
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    You can have this meaty hash brown potato casserole in the oven in about 10 minutes because it calls for just six ingredients. Then you can relax while it bakes to creamy perfection!

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  • 05 of 07

    Crock-Pot Pot Roast Dinner

    Homemade Slow Cooker Pot Roast
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    This fabulous crockpot pot roast dinner is perfect to come home to on a cold and blustery night. It's simple to make and tastes incredibly good.

  • 06 of 07

    Pork Chop and Hash Brown Casserole

    Pork Chop and Hash Brown Bake

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    Tender pork chops bake in a creamy, cheesy potato mixture with this one-dish meal, It's perfect for busy weeknights.

  • 07 of 07

    Slow Cooker Pork and Potatoes

    Slow Cooker Pork and Potatoes

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    Coat this pork roast with mustard and herbs, then slow cook it with potatoes and carrots. All you'll need to finish off this recipe is some crusty bread and dessert.