Hearty Cheesburger Casserole

Betsy Wolfe


I have seen many versions of this recipe. I've tailored the ingredients and made the instructions easier for my adult kids to make at home. I really enjoy making it and the family enjoys eating it.

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6 slice
butter for buttered bread
2 c
shredded cheese
2 box
macaroni and cheese-prepared (you'll need an extra 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup butter to prepare according to box directions.)
1 lb
ground beef, or turkey
2 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
steak sauce
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
1 c
dill pickles, chopped
onion, chopped finely
ketchup bottle for squeezing

How to Make Hearty Cheesburger Casserole


  • 1Pre-Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Butter your 6 slices of bread and put them butter-side down in an un-greased 9x13 baking dish. Sprinkle 1 cup of shredded cheese over the bread.
  • 2Prepare the 2 boxes of mac and cheese per package directions.
  • 3Combine ground beef with water, steak sauce, mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Brown the meat. Drain if greasy.
  • 4Layer the prepared mac and cheese over the bread and cheese in the dish. Layer the meat over the mac and cheese. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese over the meat. Now layer the pickles, then onions on top. Squeeze ketchup from the bottle back and forth over your layered casserole.
  • 5Bake for 20 minutes, until the cheese is melted. Be careful not to let it burn.

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About Hearty Cheesburger Casserole

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

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