CHEESY ITALIAN HAMBURGER CASSEROLE

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Cheesy Italian hamburger casserole is easy and delicious.

Cheesy Italian Hamburger Casserole

This cheesy Italian hamburger casserole makes a wonderful meal for family on a busy weeknight or make it anytime along with a salad for a dish you can throw together and put in the oven and forget it until done.  You could cut this recipe in half or double for a large group.  If you like Italian food, you will love this dish.  It keeps well refrigerated for several days and is good reheated in the oven or microwave.  You can change out the spices and cheese to make it your own if you like.  You might also like to check out our recipe for Italian sausage pepperoni skillet.

Cheesy Italian hamburger casserole does not last long at my house as my family loves anything with pasta.

1 pound ground beef or you could use Italian sausage

2 cups uncooked rotini pasta, cooked

1 cup chopped green onion or regular onion

1 cup chopped green pepper

1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained

1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

1 (4 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1 teaspoon dried basil or could use fresh

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.  Brown ground beef, onions and green pepper in skillet on top of the stove and drain if needed.  Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, sliced mushrooms, garlic powder, Italian seasoning and basil to skillet and heat for about 10 minutes.  Spread pasta in the bottom of a large casserole dish.  Cover with hamburger mixture. Combine softened cream cheese and sour cream by mixing together with a spoon and then spread over top of hamburger in casserole.  Sprinkle on cheese.  Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes.  Makes 6 to 8 servings.  Enjoy!

Cheesy Italian Hamburger Casserole

Cheesy Italian Hamburger Casserole

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Cheesy Italian Hamburger Casserole

This easy casserole will quickly become a family favorite. The combination of spices and pasta makes this a great dish.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: hamburger casserole
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef or you could use Italian sausage
  • 2 cups uncooked rotini pasta cooked
  • 1 cup chopped green onion or regular onion
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 (14.5 ounccan diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 (8 ounccan tomato sauce
  • 1 (4 ounccan sliced mushrooms drained
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil or could use fresh
  • 1 (8 ouncpackage cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside. Brown ground beef, onions and green pepper in skillet on top of the stove and drain if needed. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, sliced mushrooms, garlic powder, Italian seasoning and basil to skillet and heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Spread pasta in the bottom of a large casserole dish. Cover with hamburger mixture. Combine softened cream cheese and sour cream by mixing together with a spoon and then spread over top of hamburger in casserole. Sprinkle on cheese. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

 

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4 Comments

  1. Could I do this in the Instant Pot? And how would I do it, if so??

  2. Cynthia Vandaveer says:

    I love love LOVE your recipes!!! Thank you!!!5 stars

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