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Cheesy Ground Beef Casserole

Cheesy Ground Beef Casserole

Ingredients

1 ½ cups whole wheat macaroni
1 Tablespoon oil
1 pound (454 grams) ground beef
½ onion, chopped
1 can (284 mL) tomato soup
1 can (284 mL) canned peas and carrots, drained
¾ cup cheese, grated

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large pot of boiling water add whole wheat macaroni. Cook for about 8 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large frying pan, add oil, ground beef, and onion.
  4. Use a fork or spoon to break up the meat while cooking. Cook until ground beef is brown. Drain fat and return to the pan.
  5. Add tomato soup, peas and carrots to the frying pan. Pour mixture into a casserole dish and top with grated cheese (or you can use 4 cheese slices instead).
  6. Bake in oven uncovered for 30 minutes.

Serves 6

Tips:

  • Try adding ground beef and cook with onion and celery until it is no longer pink.
  • Use different types of canned bean and legumes like black beans, lentils, or navy beans.