10 Top Casserole Recipes with Ground Beef of 2011
2011 may have come and gone, but the amazing recipes we discovered linger in our kitchens. To celebrate the New Year we've gathered the 10 Top Casserole Recipes with Ground Beef of 2011, as chosen by our readers. This past year saw a continued popularity among our readers with all sorts of easy casserole recipes; but casserole recipes with ground beef were no doubt the most in demand! These 10 ground beef casserole recipes below are proven winners, and many have the added bonus of being budget friendly too. We hope you enjoy this look back and we'll cherish these recipes all through 2012 and beyond.
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Top Casserole Recipes with Ground Beef
Among the must-make casserole recipes with ground beef this year, this Amish Do It Best Beef Bake was always near the top. Though not an official Amish dish, this beef casserole recipe uses simple ingredients, many of which could be pulled from your own garden or farmer's market; a lifestyle that the Amish thrive on. Live simply and make ground beef casserole recipes like this one.
By: Betty Crocker: Bisquick to the Rescue from Wiley Publishing, Inc.
Everyone went wild for this Impossibly Easy Cheeseburger Pie this past year. It's truly one of the best Bisquick recipes out there and a true winner among ground beef casserole recipes. As one reader put it, this hamburger casserole is a "whole lot of messy pie fun" that tastes great with ketchup, BBQ sauce or even salsa!
Amish recipes remained all the rage in 2011; the readers simply couldn't get enough of them. Especially Amish casserole recipes with ground beef, like this six layer dinner. This old-fashioned casserole with six layers of delicious flavor is always a hit at a meat-lovers' dinner table. This is one of the best easy casserole recipes out there.
Cowboy recipes were a huge craze for our readers in 2011 as well. We never really knew why exactly this recipe was cowboy themed, but it's safe to assume it's because it was easy and cheap. Now, casserole recipes with ground beef are always a hit, but when you add tater tots to them it really grabs your attention. Why tater tots? Because tots are amazing! Make this easy dinner recipe during the week, weekend, whenever - it doesn't matter because people love it! Out of all the easy casserole recipes to choose from, none are quite as unique and delicious as this one.
By: 101 Homestyle Recipes, copyright Gooseberry Patch
When you were looking for easy ground beef casserole recipes this past year, you often landed on this shepherd's pie. This classic favorite never gets old! This casserole recipe makes a wonderful weeknight meal; plus it's very budget friendly. The fact that this is one of the best casserole recipes as well as classic comfort food makes it an all-around winner.
Truly one of a kind among casserole recipes with ground beef; this easy dish was not only one of your favorite casserole recipes, it was one of your favorite slow cooker recipes as well. It's loaded with spices, veggies and so much flavor. The slow cooker aspect of this recipe makes it ideal for those super busy days when you just need to toss something together and go. Coming home to this dish's aroma filling your kitchen will surely please the senses and the stomach.
Want to learn how to make more types of ground beef casseroles? Check out our round-up of 12 Hamburger Casserole Recipes for Easy Weeknight Dinners!
By: 101 Homestyle Recipes, copyright Gooseberry Patch
This was not only one of your favorites from the past year; it's one of this editor's favorites as well! Easy casserole recipes like this one will really spice up your week and bring something new to your Mexican food night. For Mexican recipes, it sure is simple, and it's the perfect quick dish to make for the whole family. I love dipping chips into it and serving with extra salsa. Enjoy this yummy budget-friendly meal!
By: 101 Autumn Recipes, copyright Gooseberry Patch
When I first saw that this dish could be made so easily and with ravioli to boot, I couldn't believe it! Well, you guys couldn't either and you ate this dish up in abundance. It was definitely one of the favorite new casserole recipes with ground beef that we discovered last year. When you're on a budget and you have lots of mouths to feed, cheap casserole recipes like this one are ideal. This dish is so simple and so good - everyone will love it!
Cornbread mix and barbeque sauce in a casserole? Yes you heard me right! Easy to make and easy on the wallet, this ground beef casserole recipe has a golden cornbread crust that compliments the tangy barbeque sauce--perfect to satisfy both savory and sweet taste buds. The combo might have started off sounding strange but the readers (and us) really enjoyed this zesty, spicy casserole. It's a creative take on a ground beef casserole that's really loaded with flavor.
By: 101 Christmas Recipes, copyright Gooseberry Patch
Pasta recipes were big in 2011 too, but not many of the new casserole recipes with ground beef were made with pasta. So when you guys got a load of this dish you couldn't get enough of it! We know that lasagna recipes aren't known for being easy, but this Lasagna Florentine is surprisingly super simple! You can never have too many easy casserole recipes with pasta; and if you can make this ground beef casserole part of your monthly collection, I guarantee you won't get tired of it.