Patchwork Casserole

1
Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

this makes enough to take to a pot luck dinner or for company. It's comfort food and filling.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 c
    green bell pepper
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 2 lb
    frozen southern-sstyle hash-brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 can(s)
    (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 can(s)
    (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil, crumbled
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 lb
    pasteurized pricess american cheese, thinly sliced

How to Make Patchwork Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook and stir beef in large skillet over medium heat until crumbled and brown, about 10 minutes; drain off fat.
  2. Add green pepper and onion; sauté until soft, about 4 minutes. Stir in all remaining ingredients except cheese.
  3. Spoon 1/2 of the meat mixture into 13x9x2 inch baking pan or 3 quart baking dish; top with 1/2 of the cheese. Spoon remaining meat mixture evenly on top of cheese.
  4. Cover pan with aluminum foil. Bake in preheated 350 oven 45 minutes.

    Cut remaining cheese into decorative shapes; place on top of casserole. let stand, loosely covered, until cheese melts, about 5 minutes.

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About Patchwork Casserole

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




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