Category Archives: Casserole

Patty Melt Casserole

Patty Melt Casserole

2 yellow onions, diced
2 tsp. sugar
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup ketchup
4 Tbsp. minced dill pickles, divided
1 1/2 lbs. ground round
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp. minced fresh garlic
2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. each kosher salt and caraway seed
2 Tbsp. flour
1 cup low sodium beef broth
6 slices marble rye bread
12 oz. shredded Swiss or cheddar cheese
1 bag frozen crinkle cut French fries, 33 oz

Preheat oven to 450. Caramelize onions with sugar in oil in skillet over medium low heat, covered, 20 to 25 minutes.Meanwhile, whisk together mayonnaise, ketchup, and 2 Tbsp. pickles for dressing.
Add ground beef, Worcestershire, garlic, pepper, salt and caraway seed to skillet increase heat to high and cook til meat is browned. Drain and discard all but 2 Tbsp. drippings.
Stir in flour, cook 3 minutes. Stir in broth and 1 cup dressing; cook to thicken into gravy.
Layer 3 bread slices in bottom of a 7 x 11 inch baking dish. Top bread with a third of the cheese, meat mixture, remaining 3 bread slices another third of cheese and French fries. Cook casserole til fries are crisp, 20 to 25 minutes.
Preheat broiler to high with rack 6 inches from element. Sprinkle remaining cheese over casserole and broil til cheese melts, 3 minutes. Drizzle casserole with some of the dressing and sprinkle top with remaining 2 Tbsp. pickles. Serve remaining dressing on the side. Serves 6

Potato Casserole

Potato Casserole
1 can potato soup
1 can cream of celery soup
1 pint sour cream
1 cup diced, sharp cheddar cheese
1 red onion, chopped fine
1 (33 ounce) package of frozen hash browns (do not thaw)
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients together in a 3 quart casserole. Sprinkle with paprika and bake 1½ hours at 350°.

Baked Potato Casserole

Baked Potato Casserole

1 pkg frozen diced potatoes

6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

2 stalks green onion, chopped and sautéed

2C shredded cheese

1C sour cream

salt and pepper to taste

After frying bacon & sautéing onions, let cool. Mix all ingredients together (no need to thaw potatoes). Place in ziploc. Freeze flat. To serve: thaw. Place in baking dish. Bake 30 min @ 325 or until potatoes are tender. During last 10 minutes, top with additional shredded cheese, if desired.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
Bread crumbs
1 egg mixed with 1/2 c. milk
8 oz. Swiss cheese, cubed
8 oz. ham, diced
10 oz. can cream of chicken soup
1 c. milk

Dip chunks of chicken in egg/milk mixture, then into bread crumbs, coating well. Brown in a little oil until golden.

Place browned chicken chunks in baking dish. Add cubes of Swiss cheese and small pieces of ham.

Mix cream of chicken soup with the 1 cup of miilk; mix well. Pour over all and bake at 350 for about 30 minutes.

Easy Crunchy Ham Casserole

Easy Crunchy Ham Casserole

2 cups elbow macaroni
l 1/2 cubed ham
1 (10 oz.) can cream of chicken soup
1/2 c. sour cream
1/2 c. milk
1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen broccoli drained & cooked
1 c. Colby Cheese (grated)
1 can Durkee French onions 

Cook macaroni. Combine macaroni and ham in 3 quart casserole. Blend soup, sour cream and milk. Pour half over macaroni and ham. Arrange broccoli on top. Pour remaining sauce over broccoli. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Top with French fried onions. Bake for 5 minutes longer.