Cheesy One Pot Hamburger Casserole
This easy one pot recipe is beloved by all ages!
This Cheesy One Pot Hamburger Casserole is one of those easy weeknight meals you can make in a hurry when you have hungry mouths to feed. This cheeseburger casserole is basically a homemade hamburger helper, which we can all agree is a fantastic dinner option. Made with pasta, ground beef, cheese and more, you won't hear any complaints next time you're getting ready to serve the meal. Kids will love this dish as much as adults love how easy it is. It's also a great meal for leftovers, so don't worry about making more than you can eat in one sitting. Pack this yummy hamburger casserole for lunches the next day!
Cooking Time30 min
One Pot MealYes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1 onion, diced
- kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
- 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
- 1 (32-ounce) can chicken broth (divided)
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1 pound rotini pasta
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1 roma tomato, diced
Heat olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and onion and cook until beef has browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the beef as it cooks; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Drain excess fat.
Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, chicken broth (2 cups), ketchup, and pasta. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer until pasta is cooked through about 13-16 minutes. Stir throughout adding in any more chicken broth as needed.
Remove from heat and top with cheese. Cover until cheese has melted, about 2 minutes, and then stir to mix throughout.
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