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Cheeseburger Casserole

Tired of the same old dinner routine? Meet your new go-to comfort dish – Cheeseburger Casserole. It’s like mac and cheese, but with a hearty twist that even the pickiest eaters can’t resist. We’re talking ground beef here, folks – the unsung hero of flavor infusion.

This isn’t your average casserole. It’s a symphony of cheese and beef, teaming up to win over taste buds that thought they’d seen it all. In just 45 minutes, you’ll have a bubbling masterpiece ready to hit your dinner table.

Imagine a skillet full of sizzling ground beef, mingling with onions and garlic, seasoned to perfection. Then, a saucy affair of ketchup, mustard, and mayo, with diced pickles joining the party – adding that perfect tang.

Layer it up – beef, cheese, repeat. Throw it all in a baking dish, and here comes the game-changer – crushed potato chips on top. Crunchy meets creamy, and into the oven, it goes.

After a brief wait, out comes a golden-brown delight, ready to steal the show. Let it rest for a minute, then dig in. It’s a rebellion on your plate, a cheesy twist that even skeptics can’t resist.

Feeling fancy? Toss in some diced tomatoes, green onions, or bacon bits for your own spin. It’s not just a casserole; it’s your ticket to a flavorful escape from the dinner rut. Try the Cheeseburger Casserole – where the unexpected tastes downright delicious.

Cheeseburger Casserole

Cheeseburger Casserole

A creative spin on classic comfort, the Cheeseburger Casserole combines seasoned ground beef, onions, pickles, and a special sauce. Topped with crispy potato chips, this dish converts skeptics in just 45 minutes. Costing $20 and serving 6-8, it's a quick, flavorful, and satisfying twist on traditional flavors.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 450 kcal


  • Large skillet
  • Mixing bowls
  • Baking dish (9×13 inches)
  • Cooking spray or butter for greasing


For the Casserole:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup yellow mustard
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup diced pickles
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

For the Topping:

  • 2 cups crushed potato chips


Preheat the Oven:

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Prepare the Casserole Base:

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until browned. Drain excess fat.
  • Add chopped onions and garlic to the skillet and sauté until onions are translucent.
  • Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and basil. Mix well.

Create the Sauce:

  • Stir in ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise. Allow the mixture to simmer for 5 minutes, allowing flavors to meld.
  • Remove from heat and stir in diced pickles.

Assemble the Casserole:

  • In a greased 9×13-inch baking dish, spread half of the ground beef mixture evenly.
  • Sprinkle half of the shredded cheddar cheese over the beef.
  • Repeat the layers with the remaining beef mixture and cheese.

Add the Topping:

  • Sprinkle the crushed potato chips evenly over the top of the casserole.

Bake in the Oven:

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is melted, and the casserole is hot and bubbly.

Serve and Enjoy:

  • Let the casserole rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • Serve warm and enjoy the cheesy rebellion!


  1. Feel free to customize the casserole with additional toppings like diced tomatoes, green onions, or bacon bits.
  2. This dish can be made ahead of time and refrigerated. Simply bake it when ready to serve.
  3. Adjust the level of pickles, ketchup, and mustard according to your taste preferences.
Keyword Casserole, Cheeseburger, Comfort Food, Ground Beef
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Erika Herbert
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