1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a nine by thirteen by two inch casserole dish with non stick cooking spray.
2In a large saucepan, brown the ground beef, onion, and pepper. Add the remainign ingredients, except the bacon. Simmer for 5 minutes.
3Transfer the mixture to the casserole dish and spread crumbled bacon over the top. Cover with foil and bake for forty five minutes.. Remove foil and bake an additional ten minutes. Let stand ten minutes before serving.