5 Ingredient Ground Beef Casserole

Indulge in the hearty goodness of this 5-Ingredient Ground Beef Casserole that combines the savory flavors of ground beef, creamy mushroom and cheddar cheese soups, frozen potatoes, and gooey cheddar cheese. This simple yet satisfying dish is a lifesaver for busy days when you crave a homemade meal without the fuss.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

The 5-Ingredient Ground Beef Casserole is a time-saving marvel that doesn’t compromise on flavor. It’s a quick fix for a comforting family dinner, offering a perfect blend of meaty richness and cheesy creaminess. Plus, with minimal ingredients, it’s an easy-to-follow recipe that suits any cooking skill level.


  • 1-1/2 to 2 pounds ground beef
  • 10.5 ounce can cream of condensed mushroom soup
  • 10.5 ounce can cream of cheddar cheese soup
  • 3 cups cubed frozen potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook the ground beef, drain the grease, and add to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add the can of cream of mushroom and cream of cheddar cheese soup to the bowl.
  4. Add the frozen cubed potatoes to the bowl.
  5. Add 1/2 cup of the shredded cheddar cheese to the bowl.
  6. Add a pinch of salt and pepper and mix everything together.
  7. Pour into a greased 9″ x 13″ casserole dish and sprinkle the remainder of the shredded cheddar cheese on top. Cover with tin foil.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes and carefully remove tin foil. Bake for 30 more minutes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes | Kcal: (Calories per serving) | Servings: 6


Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. For longer storage, freeze in a freezer-safe container for up to three months.

Recipe Tips:

  • Customize with your favorite cheese or add veggies for extra flavor.
  • Make it ahead and refrigerate, then bake when ready for a quick dinner.
  • Experiment with different potato varieties for a unique twist.

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