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Lean Ground Beef Mushrooms Parmesan and Bacon

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This combination of ingredients in this Lean Ground Beef Mushrooms Parmesan and Bacon is a great way to make a hearty and delicious main dish.

Lean Ground Beef with Mushrooms Parmesan and Bacon

Lean Ground Beef Mushrooms Parmesan and Bacon

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Lean Ground Beef Mushrooms Parmesan and Bacon are delicious because they combine different flavors and textures to create a unique and delicious dish. The beef provides a savory and meaty flavor, while the mushrooms add a meaty yet earthy flavor. The Parmesan adds a sharp and salty flavor which cuts through the richness of the beef, while the bacon adds a smoky and salty flavor. Together, these ingredients create a delicious dish that can be enjoyed as a main course.

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 100 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings depending on size 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Easy


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  • Sunflower Oil or VOO – Virgin Olive Oil
  • 6 strips of bacon, chopped
  • 3/41 onion, chopped (depending on size)
  • 3 large spring onions, chopped
  • 1 tin button mushrooms, cut in half
  • 1.3 kg lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 75 ml evaporated milk (ideal milk)
  • 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2 slices fresh brown bread, crumbed
  • 2,5 ml (1/2 t) salt
  • ±5- 7.5 ml (1-1 1/2t) mix of Basil, Thyme, Rosemary, Parsley
  • 250 ml (1 c) grated cheddar cheese
  • 170 g broccolini, finely chopped


  1. Set oven at 180C / 350F.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and saute the bacon, onion, spring onion, and mushrooms. Keep aside.
  3. Mix ground beef, egg, milk, Parmesan, salt, and herbs, then add ½ of the onion mixture with the meat.
  4. Chop the broccolini, add, and mix well.
  5. Grease a big enough glass container and spoon in the meat mixture.
  6. Bake for ± 1-1½ hours, until cooked through.
  7. If you have fat on the surface, spoon it off and remove it.
  8. Mix the grated cheese and the remainder of the onion mix and sprinkle over the baked meat dish.
  9. Return to the oven for another ± 10 minutes till the cheese melted.
  10. Serve immediately with a salad, and or bread, and enjoy!

If you have Ms. Balls’ chutney, it’s super yummy on the side.


  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 304
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 449.1 mg
  • Fat: 14.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 31.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 117.1 mg

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