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Cheeseburger Casserole

This Cheeseburger Casserole is loaded with the flavors of a classic cheeseburger, but in comfort food form. Tender pasta, seasoned ground beef, and a sprinkling of spices and cheese make this dish a family favorite for dinner!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole recipe, ground beef
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 369kcal


  • 8 ounces dry rotini pasta (or any pasta that you prefer)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup diced white onion
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 roma tomatoes , diced
  • 12 ounces tomato sauce (about 1 1/2 cans)
  • ¾ teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Black pepper , to taste
  • cups shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease an 8x8-inch casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and pour into prepared dish.
  • In a large skillet, cook and crumble ground beef, onion, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder until beef is no longer pink. Drain, if needed. Add beef mixture to prepared dish.
  • Add about half of chopped tomatoes to beef mixture, followed by tomato sauce, seasoned salt, and black pepper. Toss everything together. Add rest of chopped tomatoes on top of mixture, followed by cheese.
  • Loosely cover pan with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until mixture is bubbly and cheese is melted. Remove from oven and let cool in pan for 10 minutes before serving.


  • Casserole can be easily customized depending on your tastes. Spaghetti sauce can be swapped in for tomato sauce, pickles can be added, etc.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 792mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 701IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 2mg