Mom-Mom's Cheeseburger Casserole

Lauren Conforti


This was a favorite of my Dad's, and I love it too! My Dad graduated to Heaven in 2005, so whenever I make this I think of him! ^_^

You can see a video of this delicious dish by my friend Amy at:


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1 lb
lean ground beef
green pepper, chopped
onion, chopped
garlic powder, salt & pepper, to taste
2 can(s)
stewed tomatoes, italian-style
*optional: can substitute 1 jar of salsa for a can of stewed tomatoes to give it a little kick!
1 lb
box elbow macaroni, or pasta of choice
2 pkg
(2 cups per pkg) shredded cheddar cheese, or whatever cheese you like (more if desired)

How to Make Mom-Mom's Cheeseburger Casserole


  • 1NOTE: In place of the hamburger, green pepper & onion & seasonings, my Mom would sometimes use some leftover from "Mom-Mom's Hamburger Stew" (in my recipe files) It's delicious either way!
  • 2Brown the ground beef, & saute the pepper & onion with the seasonings until veggies are soft. Drain.
  • 3Cook the macaroni until al dente. Drain.
  • 4Spray a large casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • 5Add 1/2 of the macaroni, then 1/2 of the ground beef, then 1 can stewed tomatoes & then 1/2 of the shredded cheese.
  • 6Repeat layers, starting with macaroni and ending with cheese, adding a little more on top, if desired.
    *Note: In place of the 2nd can of tomatoes, you can substitute 1 jar of salsa
  • 7Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30-45 minutes, or until golden brown on top and bubbly.
  • 8** This freezes well! I sometimes divide this recipe between two 8x8 square, or 9-inch round, disposable foil pans giving me one meal to freeze for later.

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About Mom-Mom's Cheeseburger Casserole

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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