Cherokee Cassarole

David Henson


This is a recipe that i got from my aunt marylin from Decatur Al. God rest her soul. She taught me alot about cooking when i was growing up. This is a favorite memory of mine. I hope you enjoy!
I'm not sure why it's called Cherokee casserole but thats what she called it!

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1 lb
ground beef
1 dash(es)
black pepper
1/2 small
bay leaf chopped
1 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
15oz can(s)
tomato sauce
3/4 c
chopped onion
1/4 tsp
thyme, dried
1 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
oregano, dried
1 c
minute rice
2 Tbsp
several slice
deluxe american cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

Brown ground beef and onions in oil till beef is no longer pink and onions are tender.
Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, thyme, tomato sauce, sugar, soup and rice. Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer for 5 min.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Spoon in to a casserole dish and spread evenly. bake for 25 min.
Then remove and cover with sliced deluxe cheese slices return and bake till cheese melts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy