(Peach crunch isn’t pictured because we had leftover dessert.)
OVEN MEAL OF BEEF PATTIES, BROCCOLI, SWEET POTATOES, AND PEACH CRUNCH
Preheat oven to 375°. Prepare all dishes and bake together 40 minutes.
BEEF AND APPLE PATTIES
½ lb ground beef
1 lb ground pork OR veal
½ tsp salt
Apple, cut into 6 thin slices, ¼ inch thick
Combine meat, eggs, and salt. Shape into 12 thin patties. Place an apple slice between two patties and seal edges. Place patties in a single layer in shallow baking dish. Bake uncovered.
SWEET POTATOES WITH HONEY
2 ½ canned sweet potatoes, drained and cut lengthwise into ¼ inch slices
¼ C honey
¼ C orange juice
¼ tsp salt
Arrange sweet potato slices in greased casserole. Mix together honey, orange juice, and salt, and pour over potatoes. Baked covered.
Broccoli and Peach Crunch below.
1 lb frozen broccoli spears
1 tsp salt
4 Tbsp butter
Place broccoli spears in a casserole. Sprinkle with salt and dot with butter. Baked covered.
PEACH FLAKE CRUNCH
3 ½ C canned sliced peaches, drained, ¼ C juice reserved
1/3 C orange juice
1/3 C brown sugar
3 Tbsp butter, softened
1 C flaked cereal (Corn Flakes, Wheaties, whatever)
½ C flour
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp grated orange rind
Sweetened whipped cream (for serving)
Arrange peach slices in bottom of a greased casserole. Pour peach juice and half of orange juice over peaches. Blend together brown sugar and 2 Tbsp butter, then add cereal, flour, nutmeg, and orange rind, mixing well until mixture is crumbly. Spread mixture evenly over peaches. Sprinkle with remaining orange juice and dot with remaining 1 Tbsp butter. Bake uncovered. Serve warm with whipped cream, if desired.