Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

Just as easy to make as Hamburger Helper and you can control the ingredients. Great weekday meal and the kids love it!


Just as easy to make as Hamburger Helper and you can control the ingredients. Great weekday meal and the kids love it!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 16 oz 93% lean ground beef
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, low fat
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste


Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Cook macaroni according to package and drain.
  3. In a skillet, saute onions and peppers until soft.
  4. Remove and set aside.
  5. Brown hamburger and drain.
  6. Add onions, peppers, meat, tomatoes, oregano, basil, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix together.
  7. Add mixture to macaroni and pour in a baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  8. Heat in oven for 5 minutes.
  9. Add cheese to the top and bake until cheese melts and dish is bubbly.
  10. Let set for about 5 minutes before cutting.