Shipwreck Dinner, One Dish Meal, Mom's

Kathie Carr


This was a recipe Mom took to potluck dinners. Its made in layers and the flavors blend as it cooks.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
2 Hr


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1-2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 2 medium
    potatoes, washed but not peeled, then sliced
  • 1 c
    uncooked rice
  • 1 c
    diced celery
  • 2 c
    kidney beans, drained
  • 2 c
    stewed tomatoes, drained
  • 1 c
    juice drained from tomatoes
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Shipwreck Dinner, One Dish Meal, Mom's


  1. Lightly brown beef in skillet with garlic, drain, and add salt, pepper and some Worchestershire sauce to it. Beef should still be rare as it will continue to cook in the oven.
  2. In a large casserole dish layer onion, then potatoes. Sprinkle some salt and pepper on potato layer. Add ground beef. Make the next layer rice, then celery, then kidney beans, tomatoes, and finally tomato juice. Add some more salt and pepper if desired.

    Bake at 350 degrees for 2 hours.

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About Shipwreck Dinner, One Dish Meal, Mom's

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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