Biscuit-Topped Beef Casserole
“This satisfying recipe has been in our family for years. We just made a few adjustments,” writes Debbie Slater from Spokane, Washington. “It’s so flavorful, we can’t get enough of it!”
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
- 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup tomato sauce
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
- 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
- 1 tube (6 ounces) refrigerated flaky buttermilk biscuits
- 1 teaspoon butter, melted
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- In a small saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the water, tomato sauce, tomato paste and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
- Remove from the heat; stir in vegetables and 1/4 cup cheese. Transfer to a 1-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray (dish will be full).
- Separate each biscuit horizontally in half; arrange around edge of dish. Brush with butter; sprinkle with oregano. Sprinkle remaining cheese over beef filling.
- Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until heated through and biscuits are golden brown.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 570 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 1289mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 7g fiber), 40g protein.
Originally published as Biscuit Topped Italian Casserole in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008
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