Simple Cooking - Cheesy Potato Beef Bake

1 lb ground beef
2 cans(4 oz) mushroom stems and pieces
2 pkgs (5.25 ozs) Augratin Potatoes
4 cups boiling water
1 1/3 cup milk
2 tsp butter
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 seasoned salt
1 cup shredded cheese

In a skillet over medium heat, cook beef until no longer pink, drain. Place in greased 13x9 baking pan. Top with mushrooms. Combine potatoes and contents of sauce mix packet, water, milk, butter, salt, seasoned salt & pepper. Pour over beef and mushrooms. Cover and bake at 400 for 30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Submitted by Karen Cato of Monetta. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe.

Monday, March 4th

-The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency is hosting a Veterans Job Fair today at First Baptist Church of Augusta. A resume prep workshop will begin at 8:30 am, and an interview skills workshop will take place afterwards. The actual job fair runs from 10 am to 2 pm.

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Ashley Jones of North Augusta correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Lays Potato Chips, specifically the three flavors being test-marketed right now (Cheesy Garlic Bread, Chicken and Waffles and Sriracha). Bi-Lo has them on sale through Tuesday (3/5) for $2.15 per bag. Use the printable $1 off coupon to get a bag for $1.15 plus tax.