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Fries ‘N’ Beef Bake


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound frozen crinkle-cut French fries, thawed
  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom or cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer half of the French fries, peas and meat mixture. Repeat layers.
  • 2. In a bowl, combine the soup, water, ketchup, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, marjoram, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour over top. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 286 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 400mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 15g protein.


Average Rating:
  • nancy_cooks
    Apr 16, 2013

    My husband and kids absolutely loved this dish. I thought it was okay. Found it to be a bit on the dry side and lacking in flavor, but the rest of my family completely disagreed with me, so clearly it was just a matter of personal preference. The nice thing about this recipe is that you can add and subtract ingredients to suit your taste so it's definitely a keeper.

  • cwbuff
    Jan 23, 2011

    This is a recipe that kids would like. I doubled the amt of hamburger, as I have hungry teenage boys. However, I was afraid it would be too dry, with just 1 can of soup and 3/4 cup water, but it came out fine. An easy, 1-pot comfort-food meal.

  • elvisfan73
    Oct 22, 2010

    my husband liked this so much that I had to make it twice in one week. The second time around I used mixed vegetables and put shredded cheese on top for the last 5 minutes of bake time.

  • RD2Cook
    Mar 26, 2009

    This recipe is just okay. I'll eat what's left of this batch, but I wouldn't make it again.

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