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Cheeseburger Casserole

Delightfully gooey, this Cheeseburger Casserole is a breeze to make and will have everyone asking for seconds.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 707 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb lean hamburger 92%
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 beef bouillon cubes
  • 2 cups dried large elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded from block
  • 1 1/2 cups mild cheddar cheese shredded from block

Instructions
 

  • In a medium bowl add 2 cups water and 3 beef bouillon cubes. Microwave on high for 4-5minutes, or until the beef bouillon cubes are dissolved. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, cook ground beef over medium high heat until no longer pink. Drain grease and return beef to the pan.
  • Turn heat down to medium and add chopped onion, salt, pepper, minced garlic, italianseasonings, garlic powder, and chili powder. Stir well and let cook until onions are soft andtranslucent, about 5-7 minutes
  • Add worcestershire sauce, tomato paste and diced tomatoes (in their juices) and stir together.
  • Next add the dried large elbow macaroni noodles and beef bouillon broth to the beef mixture andstir together.
  • Cover and let simmer over medium-low heat for 5 minutes. Uncover and stir. Cover again and letcook for another 5 minutes, or until pasta is done.
  • Stir in sour cream and milk.
  • Pour ½ of the beef and pasta mixture into a 9x13 glass baking dish. Sprinkle ½ of the mozzarella and cheddar cheese over the casserole
  • Pour the remaining casserole into the dish and spread evenly. Sprinkle the remaining ½ of mozzarella and cheddar cheese over the top of the casserole.
  • Bake uncovered at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, or until the sides of the casserole are bubbling.

Notes

PRO TIP: Try adding crumbled bacon for an extra tasty crunch.

Nutrition

Calories: 707kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 46gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 144mgSodium: 1784mgPotassium: 880mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1150IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 546mgIron: 5mg