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Winter-Inspired Sunday Dinner Ideas for the Perfect Meal

Winter Inspired Perfect For Sunday Dinner Ideas

This winter inspired Sunday dinner is sure to be a hit with the whole family. It’s a hearty and comforting meal that is easy to make and full of flavor. The combination of roasted vegetables, creamy mashed potatoes, and savory gravy will make this a meal to remember.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 cups mashed potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, carrots, celery, thyme, rosemary, sage, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef and cook, stirring and breaking up the meat, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add beef broth, red wine, tomato paste, and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a simmer and cook until liquid is reduced by half, about 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in flour and butter until combined. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in parsley and transfer mixture to a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  7. Spread mashed potatoes over the top of the beef mixture. Bake in preheated oven until potatoes are golden brown, about 30 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (about 1 cup)
Calories: 441
Total Fat: 19.3g
Saturated Fat: 8.2g
Cholesterol: 68mg
Sodium: 590mg
Total Carbohydrates: 37.3g
Dietary Fiber: 4.2g
Sugars: 5.2g
Protein: 22.3g

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