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cheeseburger casserole

★★★★★ 7
a recipe by
Kathy Cromer
Cincinnati, OH

A great cheeseburger without the bottom bun which means fewer carbs, right? We loved this, and I think I loved it the most since I could of, but didn't, eat the whole thing. Everything about it tasted like a cheeseburger!

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We fell in love with this delicious cheeseburger casserole and think your family will too. It tastes just like a cheeseburger sloppy joe but without the mess. Everyone will be asking for seconds! A simple weeknight dinner option.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 7
serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheeseburger casserole

  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    onion, diced
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    yellow mustard
  • 3/4 c
    dill pickle, chunky diced
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 can
    crescent rolls, 8 oz.
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 lg
    egg, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    sesame seeds

How To Make cheeseburger casserole

  • Browning beef in a skillet.
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Brown the ground beef and drain.
  • Sauteeing onions and garlic in a skillet.
    In the same skillet, add olive oil. Saute the onion and garlic.
  • Ketchup, mustard, pickle, and water added to the skillet with the beef.
    Return beef to skillet with onions. Mixi well. Season with salt and pepper. Next add ketchup, mustard, pickle, and water; mix well. Simmer 3-4 minutes.
  • Beef pouring into a casserole dish with cheese sprinkled on top.
    In a sprayed 9x13 baking dish, layer meat mixture and smooth out. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Crescent roll dough spread on top with sesame seeds sprinkled on top.
    Unroll crescent rolls over the top, pinching seams together. The outside edges may not be covered all the way but that is perfectly fine. Brush with beaten egg and then sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Casserole baking in the oven.
    Bake at 375 degrees 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.