Hamburger Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

This Hamburger Supreme Casserole is quick and easy to make and is comfort food at its best. This recipe is one you will definitely want to save, it’s perfect for a busy night. Casseroles keep well and my family loves anything with hamburger and cheese.  You might also like our recipe for ritzy cabbage casserole.

Hamburger Casserole ingredients needed:

ground beef


cream of mushroom soup







macaroni pasta

sharp cheddar cheese

This casserole is one of our most popular recipes with many wonderful review! It’s a hearty dish your family will love. Casserole are some of the easiest dishes to make and they almost all reheat well. So many of our readers love easy casseroles because they lead busy lives or they have most ingredients on hand. If you are looking for a lighter version, you can always use ground turkey or ground chicken. One of the many wonderful things about cooking is you can tweak recipes to make them work for you.

Recipe feedback: “We just finished eating way too much of this, it’s really that good! I’m sharing this recipe with friends and family, and I told my husband this will go to his next work potluck because it’s a 10!” – Lynn

“I tried this tonight also and it was fabulous, minus the mushrooms, which my family won’t eat. I used cheddar cheese inside and cheddar and mozzarella cheese on the top. I also served it with french green beans and buttered toast…..My family said it was a 10.” – Connie

“I added fresh spinach and used fresh mushrooms. I mixed everything together with the noodles before putting in oven. Dinner was fabulous!! Definitely will be making again.” – Kathy

“Made this tonight! I used Golden Mushroom soup and substituted 1/2 cup of beef broth for the milk. Also threw in some Velveeta as well. Delicious!” – Jenn

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Hamburger Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

Hamburger Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks
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Hamburger Supreme Casserole

Judy Yeager
This Hamburger Casserole is perfect for a busy night
4.84 from 74 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 10.5 ounce can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 4 ounce can mushrooms
  • 2 cups macaroni uncooked
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese grated or shredded


  • Brown meat and onion with garlic until tender in skillet on top of the stove.  Cook macaroni according to package directions, drain and set aside.
  • Drain hamburger mixture and stir in soup, milk, seasonings, and mushrooms.  Layer half of hamburger, macaroni and cheese in a 2 quart casserole. Repeat with meat and macaroni.  Save last half of cheese.  
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven, uncovered,  for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Return to oven until cheese melts. Makes 6-8 servings.


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