Another one of my favorites. A large casserole, great for a crowd, with a great mild flavour. Or make it in 2 smaller casserole dishes and freeze one for later. I used a mixture of cheddar, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses instead of just cheddar, which was very good (shown here). I think it would make a great meatless casserole too – eliminate the ground beef and add a few more vegetables.

Beef and Cheese Casserole

Joan Donogh
Ground beef and pasta casserole with a mellow flavor from a combination of tomato and mushroom soup.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups large pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 - 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 can 10 oz. tomato soup
  • 1 can 10 oz. cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can 7 1/2 oz. tomato sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and put in a large casserole dish.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add garlic, onion, celery, mushrooms, and green pepper. Cook and stir until vegetables are soft. Remove from heat and add to casserole dish.
  • Add ground beef to the frying pan and cook and stir until browned. (If you have a large enough frying pan you can cook the vegetables and ground beef together.) Drain fat and add ground beef to the casserole dish.
  • Add soups and tomato sauce to the casserole dish. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add 1 1/2 cups of the cheese to the casserole. Mix all together to blend.
  • Top with the remaining 1 cup of cheese. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 to 40 minutes. Remove cover for the last few minutes to melt the cheese if necessary. Makes 8 servings.

 

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




More Recipes

Chicken Chili

Slow cooker chili made with chunks of chicken, corn and beans. Salsa is the secret ingredient.

Cabbage Rolls

A classic dish combines meat and rice stuffed cabbage leaves with tomato sauce – this version is cooked in the slow cooker.

Tuna Florentine

Tuna casserole with egg noodles, tomato sauce and spinach.

Oven Pot Roast

Beef roast recipe with potatoes, carrots and onions baked in a tasty tomato, beef and wine sauce.

Burgundy Beef Stew

Recipe for beef stew with carrots, mushrooms and pearl onions, baked in a beef and wine sauce.

Steak Chili

Cubed steak makes this chili recipe extra special.

Beef and Noodle Casserole

Tasty casserole with beef and tomato sauce layered with egg noodles, cream cheese and topped with a Cheddar cheese layer.

Beef Bourguignon

Special occasion recipe with beef cubes, mushrooms and pearl onions cooked in a red wine sauce.

Creamy Baked Pasta

Pasta layered with ground beef, cream cheese, and cheddar cheese layers.

Baked Pasta

Pasta baked with a spicy tomato and meat sauce and cheese.

Lasagna

Classic pasta recipe with layers of noodles, meat sauce and cheese, can be cooked in microwave or oven.

Spinach Manicotti

Manicotti pasta filled with a spinach and cheese filling, baked with prepared pasta sauce.

Party Pasta

A large recipe for pasta baked with tomato and ground beef sauce.

Recent Recipes