Cheeseburger Bake Recipes
These 2 cheeseburger bake recipes will feed a hungry family of four for less than the cost of a single fast food dinner, and they're healthier, too!
The first one is a lasagne dish using hamburger meat and the next is a baked potato recipe with a hamburger and mashed potato filling.
Cheeseburger Lasagne BakeIngredients
1 pound lean hamburger meat
1/2 large onion, chopped
1 8-ounce package shredded Cheddar
2 packages of no-boil lasagne noodles (16 noodles per package)
1 large can of tomato soup
1 tablespoon butter or oil
1 clove garlic, minced<
Salt and pepper to taste
- In a heavy skillet, saute the chopped onion in butter or oil until translucent and fragrant
- Add the hamburger meat and cook until well browned
- Drain away any excess oil
- Add the tomato soup, salt, pepper, and garlic. Stir.
- When the mixture is done, remove from heat and leave aside to cool
- Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.
- Spread the bottom of a 8 by 10 casserole dish with a little oil
- Lay a layer of lasagne noodle sheets in a bottom of the dish, top with a thick layer of the hamburger mixture (about half the mixture)
- Cover with another layer of lasagne and pour the rest of mixture on top of that
- End with a third layer of lasagne noodle
- Bake in the oven for about 35 minutes or until the noodles are softened
- To serve, cut into squares and top generously with shredded cheese
4-6 large baking potatoes, baked and scooped out (save the potato that was scooped out)
1 pound hamburger meat
1 large onion, chopped
4-6 slices American cheese (one for each potato)
salt and pepper
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
- Preheat your oven to 400 degree F.
- Wash the potatoes and scrub the skin thoroughly
- Bake them in the oven until cooked
- Make a slit in each potato and scoop the potato out being careful not to break the potato skins
- Mash the potato slightly
- Saute the onion and garlic in a heavy skillet
- Add the hamburger meat and cook till done
- Remove the excess oil before adding the potato mash scooped from the baked potatoes
- Season with salt and pepper to taste
- Spoon the meat-cum-potato mixture into the potato skin carefully
- Close and seal the potato slits with wooden toothpicks
- Place the spuds on to a baking sheet and bake them for 15 minutes
- Before serving, open the potatoes up and top with a squirt of ketchup and a slice of cheese.