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Cheeseburger 'n' Fries Casserole Recipe

Cheeseburger 'n' Fries Casserole Recipe

Kids love this casserole because it combines two of their favorite fast foods. And I like the fact that I can whip it up with just four ingredients. —Karen Owen, Rising Sun, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed golden mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted
  • 1 package (20 ounces) frozen crinkle-cut french fries


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in soups. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. Arrange French fries on top. Bake, uncovered, 50-55 minutes or until the fries are golden brown. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 352 calories, 17g fat (5g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 668mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.

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pottaway User ID: 3077832 255968
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2016

"I am giving this 5 stars BUT I added Johnny's Seasoning to it and that's what made the huge difference. Even my 10 year old daughter said this was a "do-over"."

slocook805 User ID: 7734059 251752
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2016

"I've been making this since my kids were little (now my Grandkids eat it) and it's a good basic recipe that you can tweak to your own tastes, as written it definitely needs jazzing up. I use 85/15 ground beef and brown it first by itself (no need to pour off any of the seasonings with the fat) then spoon off some but all of the fat. When I add the soups I also include 8 strips of thick sliced bacon which has been diced and cooked til crisp, 1 Tb yellow mustard, 1 tsp dill weed, 1/4 cup finely diced onion, 1/2 tsp granulated garlic, 1/2 tsp black pepper and 1/2 tsp Wrights liquid hickory smoke for a BBQ'd flavor. I Sprinkle seasoned salt to taste on the fries before putting them on the meat/soup mixture. After I dish mine up I put some ketchup on the fries and I think it tastes like the best diner comfort food ever."

kskmama User ID: 6409742 247897
Reviewed May. 5, 2016

"I was skeptical reading this recipe, but after all the positive reviews, I thought I would give it a try. Unfortunately, we didn't find it very tasty. The kids ate it, but was just all right. Also does not reheat well. I won't be making it again. i'm glad others enjoy it, though."

rebelwithoutaclue User ID: 4288906 247505
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2016

"@cwbuff2 If you think 90/10 is too greasy, you must never eat hamburger? You could use 93/7, Walmart has it all the time. But if you do be prepared for a tasteless meal.

I used frozen Arby's Curly Fries because they have a nice mixture of spices. Vidalia onion chopped up is always a good idea."

Sue Zappa User ID: 1094741 242292
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2016

"One of my family's favorite quick meals since it first appeared in QC in May 1998! I've always used 1 to 1 1/2 lbs ground beef even when all of our six children were home. Just added a few more fries & a salad & dessert & it was plenty for all of us! Fast & easy!"

gunslinger User ID: 544392 215142
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2014

"Very quick and easy main dish. I added corn on the cob for a side and my family loved it!"

rachelu User ID: 2209328 49177
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

"I made this recipe for 2, so cut out 1 pound of hamburger and the mushroom soup. Added some minced onion and some shredded cheese before putting on the fries. Still made in a 9 X 13 pan."

CLAUDINA10 User ID: 6871123 21339
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2013

"very good. I use tater tots instead of fries we like it better that way and I add some vegetables."

cwbuff2 User ID: 5946195 23024
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

"This is quick, easy, and surprisingly good! I think, however, that it should stand 5-10 minutes after being taken out of the oven to solidify. Also, don't use hamburger which is too fatty, as the grease will make the dish too mushy."

PattyF1965 User ID: 6904159 21241
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2012

"My family love this recipe. I changed it slightly by not using the cream of mushroom soup (my husband hate mushrooms). I replaced it with a can of creamed corn and a can of baked beans. It came out great!"

tpdlady_306 User ID: 1278650 47499
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2012

"This is a quick and easy recipe and definite favorite in our household!"

queensassy User ID: 6500995 16380
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2012

"I snagged this recipe when it was first printed, and it has been a staple in my menu rotation ever since! It is very easy to make, and is so delicious and filling. I often add a small can of sliced mushrooms to the beef mixture for a special touch."

Linda102345 User ID: 2704537 26179
Reviewed May. 21, 2011

"No taste and bland"

dietdanelle User ID: 403413 50737
Reviewed May. 3, 2011

"my kids love this and ask for it almost every week!"

LaFrenierM User ID: 5629873 79008
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2011

"This was our "Kid Friendly" dinner last night. My children loved it! ~Super easy to make too!"

ryan222222 User ID: 5323734 20731
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2011

"it will be overly greasy if you don't follow the recipe and use a lean beef."

galadriel8 User ID: 5386196 45565
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2010 Edited Apr. 26, 2016

"I love this recipe, I made a few changes however. Instead of using ground beef I used ground turkey, also I did not have any cheese soup so what I did was made it how it says but also made mac and cheese and mixed it in with the main mixture. The noodles made the meal more filling and taste great my picky husband told me to keep the recipe and my son loved it even though he doesnt like much of anything."

rtrock02 User ID: 1000919 21335
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2010

"My kids love this quick dinner. It's tastes better than fast foods. My husband enjoyed it very much, too."

kebmod54 User ID: 1624334 50735
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2010

"Tasty and easy."

mercougar User ID: 4266875 26173
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2009

"I make this recipe quite often, me and my husband love it!"

jlh9900 User ID: 3489778 49176
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2008 Edited Apr. 26, 2016

"My kids love this. It is so easy for a busy day."

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