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Cheeseburger Casserole

Servings 6 -8 Servings


  • 2 cups (6 oz) uncooked rotini pasta (spiral pasta)
  • 2 tsp canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups onions, finely chopped (about 1 large onion)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced (about 1 tsp)
  • 1 lb lean ground beef (I used 97/3)
  • 1 Tbsp peppercorn steak seasoning
  • 6 Tbsp ketchup
  • 3 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 (14.5oz) can petite diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup dill pickles, finely chopped (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350*F. Grease a 13x9" pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Boil the pasta in a large pot according to the packaged directions until al dente. Drain & set aside.
  • Meanwhile, brown beef in a large skillet. Drain fat & set meat aside.
  • In the same skillet heat oil & saute onions 10 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic & saute another minute or until fragrant.
  • Return the beef to the pan & add the steak seasoning, ketchup, mustard, diced tomatoes, & cooked pasta. Allow to simmer for 5 minutes. Pour mixture into prepared pan & sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted & everything is heated through well. Serve hot topped with chopped dill pickle if desired.


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