Cheeseburger and Fries Casserole
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.
- 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
- 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.
- Arrange french fries on top. Bake, uncovered, until the fries are golden brown, 50-55 minutes.
Nutrition Facts1-1/2 cups: 352 calories, 17g fat (5g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 668mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.
Dec 9, 2019
So easy and looks so good!
Aug 29, 2019
This is pretty good, but I did make some changes, of course don’t we all lol. So first I browned my ground beef with Worcester sauce, then drained excess and fat. I then used cream of bacon soup instead of mushroom. Finally I used steak fries, which meant it cooked about 15 min more. Finally I sprinkled some shredded cheese on top and let it sit for 10 minutes before serving. The great thing though is they ate it up and I had no leftovers, and bonus, the kids liked it so much they did the dishes!
Jul 2, 2019
I made this for my grandkids but found I didn't have any hamburger. I used frozen mini meatballs instead and it was a big hit. What kid doesn't like meatballs? Definately a favorite!
Feb 21, 2018
I made some changes to the original recipe and it came out pretty tasty. I shredded some onion into the beef and it was cooking. I also took a few pickle spears and gave them a rough dice and mixed them into the cheese soup. I also omitted the mushroom soup mix since my kids won't touch them. I finished it all off with a little squirt of ketchup that I mixed in. Will be making this one again!
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".
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.
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.
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.
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!
Dec 17, 2014
Very quick and easy main dish. I added corn on the cob for a side and my family loved it!