Hamburger Casserole

This Hamburger Casserole is a great meal to throw together on busy weeknights. It’s satisfying and absolutely delicious. Also, you can make it in just 35 minutes! Minimal ingredients are required and the directions are easy to follow. I can’t wait for you to try this one. Your whole family will love it.

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Why Make Hamburger Casserole

  • Easy dinner idea
  • 35 minute recipe
  • Minimal ingredients
  • Family-friendly
  • Budget-friendly
  • Comfort meal recipe
  • Great for busy nights

Ingredients Needed:

Meat – Ground beef

Seasoning – Salt, black pepper

Cheese – Shredded cheddar cheese, Monterrey jack cheese

Pantry – Elbow macaroni or shells pasta, tomato soup, olive oil

Produce – Minced garlic

Other – Water

How to Make Hamburger Casserole

Start by pre-cooking the pasta according to the package directions and drain the water. Now, place 2 Tbsp. of olive oil in a large skillet, add your ground beef, garlic, salt, and pepper and cook until it’s browned.

When everything is browned, drain your grease from your beef and return your beef to the pan.

Next, add in your cooked pasta, tomato soup, half a cup of water, and your Monterrey jack cheese and stir.

Then, cook everything for 3-4 minutes until it’s well mixed and heated all the way through.

Now, pour your pasta in a baking dish and load it up with cheddar cheese.

Finally, cover your casserole with foil and bake it in the oven at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes and then remove the foil and bake for another 10 minutes until your cheese is browning. Enjoy! You’re going to love this one.

More Casserole Recipes to Try!

Stuffed Shell Casserole – A delicious and easy to make casserole!

Chicken & Wild Rice Casserole – This is the perfect casserole for busy moms.

Loaded Baked Potato Casserole – Just in time for the Holidays!

Hamburger Casserole

Hamburger Casserole

Yield: 6 Servings
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This Hamburger Casserole is easy to make and is satisfying to the biggest eaters!


  • 1 lb. Box of Pasta (Elbow Macaroni or Shells)
  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 2 - 10 oz. Cans of Tomato Soup
  • 8 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 oz. Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil


    1. Pre-Cook the Pasta according to the Package Directions and Drain the Water.
    2. Place 2 Tbsp. of Olive Oil in a large skillet and add the Ground Beef, Garlic, Salt & Pepper and cook until browned.
    3. Drain any Grease from the Beef once cooked and return meat to the pan.
    4. Add Cooked Pasta, Tomato Soup, 1/2 Cup Water, and Monterey Jack Cheese to the pan and Stir.
    5. Cook another 3-4 minutes until well mixed and heated all the way through.
    6. Pour pasta mixture into a Baking Dish and top with Cheddar Cheese.
    7. Cover with Foil & Bake in the oven at 375 Degrees for about 20 Minutes.
    8. Remove foil and bake another 10 Minutes until Cheese is browning. (You can also use a broiler for 1-2 minutes).
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 624Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 122mgSodium: 814mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 39g

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