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beef casserole

Recipe by
Lee Thayer
Nakhon Si Thammarat

The idea for this comes from a good friend in Thailand, and it turned out much better than expected, and the family loved it! This is a basic casserole and is certainly not going to win awards for fine dining, but we liked it.

yield 6 -8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For beef casserole

  • 3 c
    pasta, any bite size works
  • 500 g
    ground beef, (1 lb)
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 8
    shiitake mushrooms, small, stemmed and sliced
  • 1 jar
    artisan 3 cheese pasta sauce, prego, 411 gram jar
  • 2-3 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • panko bread crumbs, as needed
  • salt and pepper, as desired

How To Make beef casserole

  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 200 C (400 F). Grease a 9x13 baking dish lightly with butter.
  • 2
    Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until just tender. Drain and add pasta to the baking dish. While the pasta is cooking, heat a non stick pan and brown the ground beef, drain and add to the baking dish.
  • 3
    Add the mushrooms, peas, and cheese pasta sauce to the baking dish.
  • 4
    Mix together. Season with salt and pepper as desired.
  • 5
    Spread the mixture out evenly and sprinkle the shredded cheese on the top, use as much cheese as you like.
  • 6
    Add some panko on top of the cheese.
  • 7
    Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the casserole is bubbly and the top is golden brown.
  • Beef Casserole.
    Serve and enjoy.

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