An easy hamburger casserole can be created by combining one pound of ground beef, one can of cream of mushroom soup, one can of cheese soup and 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese, and topping it with 30 tater tots. Bake in a 350 degrees Fahrenheit oven for 30 minutes.
A Mexican hamburger casserole adds one package of taco seasoning to each pound of hamburger as it browns. After the hamburger is browned and the fat has been drained, one jar of chunky salsa and one can of refried beans are added to the hamburger. 2 cups of crushed tortilla chips are placed in a baking pan, and the hamburger mixture is placed on top. 2 cups of a Mexican cheese blend or sharp cheddar cheese is sprinkled onto the hamburger mixture.
This casserole is baked in a 350 degrees Fahrenheit oven for 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted. It is served with tortilla chips, fresh lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.
An Italian variation of a hamburger casserole adds 2 tablespoons of Italian seasoning to 2 pounds of hamburger as it browns. After the fat is drained, one package of wide egg noodles, prepared according to package directions, and a jar of pasta sauce are added to the meat. This mixture is placed into a large baking dish and covered with 2 cups of mozzarella cheese. The casserole is baked at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted.