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Mama's Hamburger Casserole

Creamy casserole with savory ground beef, tender potatoes, and gooey cheese.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, cheese, ground beef, hamburger, potatoes
Servings: 4 people
Author: LittleBit


  • 1 lb ground beef 93%, 7%
  • 1 can Campbell's cream of mushroom soup
  • 6 medium red potatoes sliced ¼ inch thick
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 2 cups shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • salt
  • black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • In a non-stick skillet, brown ground beef with ½ tsp. of salt and ¼ tsp. black pepper. Drain off excess fat.
  • Slice washed red potatoes about ¼ inch thick. Cut the sweet onion in half, then slice ¼ inch thick.
  • Layer ~½ each of ground beef, then onion, then potatoes in casserole dish or Dutch oven. Sprinkle salt & pepper to season potatoes. Complete at least one more full layer.
  • Spread entire can of cream of mushroom soup over the top layer of potatoes. Place lid on dish.
  • Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until potatoes are tender. Insert a fork to test.
  • Remove casserole; Spread even layer of cheese over the top. Replace the lid; place dish back into the oven to melt cheese for 5 minutes.
  • Serve!