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Cheesy Beef and Bean Bake

Rated as 4.14 out of 5 Stars

"A great recipe for those days when you want a tasty main dish without spending a lot of time in the kitchen."
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1 h servings 1012
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 to 5 servings)


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, combine the ground beef and salt and pepper to taste. Saute for 10 minutes, or until well browned. Add the tomato sauce, onion and Worcestershire sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Prepare potatoes according to package directions. Place beef mixture into a casserole dish. Layer the beans over the beef and smooth prepared potatoes over the beans.
  4. Sprinkle the cheese over the potatoes and bake uncovered at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1012 calories; 59.7 78.9 42.3 147 1476 Full nutrition

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I was really pleased with this recipe. It was fast to make and delicious. I served it with a green salad and buttered toast.

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This dish is a great base and has so much potential, but alone, I felt it was too bland for our tastes. After sampling the meat mixture, I needed to add a lot of seasonings and then decided to t...

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I was really pleased with this recipe. It was fast to make and delicious. I served it with a green salad and buttered toast.

I have to be honest here...when I looked at the ingredients all I could think of was "yuk." BUT, I read the great reviews and needed something relatively quick for dinner, so I tried it. I apol...

I thought this was very good. I took some of the other advice, and added garlic, and a can of corn. I used two packages of mashed potatoes. Filled the 13 X 9 perfectly.

I've made this twice and both times it's boiled over in the oven. Take it easy on the meat and tomato sauce and leave plenty of room for potato and cheese toppings. I've made this as a mexican...

YUM YUM YUM!!! I have so many good things to say I don't know where to start. The only thing I did different was to saute the onion with my ground beef and I added garlic powder and a lot of Law...

This recipe was great. I used ketchup instead of the tomato sauce because I didn't have the tomoato sauce and it was very tasty. My husband and I both loved it. It is the perfect hot and sati...

YUMMY! This recipe definatly needs something extra to give it flavor. We added BBQ sauce and it made it fabulous! I think that Ranch style beans would be good as well, maybe chili powder. We...

We loved it! Great for nights when you want to make something easy.

Like most others, I was unsure of how this dish would be received. I have kids ranging in age from 10 to 18. They all loved it. I did make a couple changes. I used sloppy joe sauce instead of to...