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skillet jackpot casserole

Recipe by
lori A
Cincinnati, OH

My mother use to make this as an oven casserole when I was a child. I decided to jazz it up a little bit and cook it on the stovetop to avoid heating up the oven during the summer. It's a quick after work dinner to make that will please adults and children.

yield 4 to 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For skillet jackpot casserole

  • 1 box
    macaroni, cooked
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce (15 oz)
  • 1 can
    corn, drained
  • 1
    onions, yellow, medium, diced
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 c
    cheese, shredded

How To Make skillet jackpot casserole

  • 1
    Cook macaroni, rinse and set aside. Dice onion.
  • 2
    In a non stick skillet, cook onion until translucent and add LEAN ground beef, cook until done. Drain.
  • 3
    On medium heat, add tomato sauce (15 oz), drained corn, and half of sauce can of water to meat/onion mixture. Stir in taco seasoning and warm through.
  • 4
    Add cooked macaroni to above mixture until desired ratio of macaroni to meat mixture, warm through.
  • 5
    Add shredded cheese to top of meat/macaroni mixture and turn heat down to medium low until cheese melts. I used a jack & cheddar mix. Serve.