Easy Supper Casserole

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 45 min.
A macaroni and ground beef casserole that kids will love to eat and adults will love to make—it's quick and easy!


  • 1/2 lb lean hamburger
  • 1 tsp oregano, crushed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup dry macaroni
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups tomato juice
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 15.5 oz can Mexican-style pinto beans
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated


  • Brown hamburger in a large frying pan or electric skillet; drain fat.
  • Add chopped onion to hamburger; cook until onion is clear.
  • Turn heat down; add macaroni, beans, juice, and spices, stirring to combine.
  • Cover pan and simmer mixture for 20 minutes (if you uncover the pan more than twice to check and stir, add additional tomato juice).
  • Remove pan from heat, stir, and sprinkle grated cheese on top of mixture. Cover and let stand until cheese melts.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 300
  Calories from Fat 100 (33%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(28%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(15%)Cholesterol 44mg
(24%)Sodium 565mg
(18%)Potassium 623mg
Total Carbohydrate 32g
(19%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(38%)Protein 19g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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