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hungry boy's casserole

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Anita Hoffman
Holland, PA

Light, tender biscuits top this beef and bean casserole. This Pillsbury winning recipe will satisfy most appetites.

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 40 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For hungry boy's casserole

  • 1-1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green pepper
  • 1
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can
    (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 can
    (16 ounces) baked beans, undrained
  • 1 can
    (15 ounces) lima beans, drained
  • 1-1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 to 3/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    sliced, stuffed green olives (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp
    slivered almonds

How To Make hungry boy's casserole

  • 1
    In a large skillet, combine ground beef, celery, onion, green pepper and garlic. Cook until meat is browned and vegetables are tender; drain. Stir in tomato paste, water, paprika and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add pork and beans and lima beans; simmer, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    BISCUITS: Combine flour, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt in large bowl. Using pastry blender, cut in butter until consistency of coarse meal. Gradually add milk; stir in enough milk until mixture leaves sides of bowl and forms a soft, moist dough. Knead on floured surface gently 8 times. Roll dough to a 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2 doughnut cutter. Reserve dough centers. Reroll dough to cut additional biscuits.
  • 3
    Reserve a 1/2 cup of beef mixture. Pour remaining hot beef mixture into ungreased 13 X 9 inch glass baking dish. Arrange biscuits without centers over hot beef mixture. Stir olives and almonds into reserved 1/2 cup beef mixture; spoon into center of each biscuit. Top with biscuit centers.
  • 4
    Bake at 425 degrees for 15 to 25 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown.

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