5 Star Hamburger Casseroles

Ramp up your weekly/monthly meal planning with this roundup of 5 Star Hamburger Casseroles. These delicious recipe will have your family coming back for seconds and maybe thirds. They have been added to our family’s collection of easy casserole recipes.

With hamburger as the main ingredient, these meals are both economical and efficient. To save more time, make them ahead and freeze. You will have a homemade meal in minutes on your busy weeknights!

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Hamburger is a great ingredient to use if you are looking for a frugal and filling meal. You can bring it home from the store, cook it, and place it in the freezer to save for a later meal. It saves plenty of cooking time!

These casseroles can be made ahead of time or on the same day as consumption. They also make wonderful meals for get togethers and church events. You can choose to freeze them for future dinners as well.

Simple Casserole Recipe Tips

  • Choose the correct baking dish. Small casseroles can be made in an 8×8 dish. Bigger casseroles can be made in bakeware that measures 9×13.
  • Drain your meat. Whether you are using chicken, hamburger meat, sausage, ham, or turkey, be sure to drain it properly to prevent a soggy or greasy casserole.
  • Be aware of the types of cheese and which ones are casserole friendly. Certain ones such as blue and feta aren’t made for melting. They are better off placed in the middle of the casserole versus the top.

How to Freeze these 5 Star Hamburger Casseroles

To freeze, follow the assembly instructions (minus the cooking part) in a disposable aluminum pan. Double wrap the pan with saran wrap and also aluminum foil. Write defrosting and baking directions (to include the oven temperature) with a Sharpie on top of the covered casserole. The casserole can stay frozen for up to 2 months.

How to Defrost a Hamburger Casserole

Take the casserole pan out of the freezer and place in the refrigerator overnight. On the day of consumption, remove the saran wrap and tin foil from the pan and bake as instructed. Consume within 2-3 days.

More Hamburger Recipes

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5 Star Hamburger Casserole Recipes

This collection of delicious hamburger casserole recipes will add zest to your weekly/monthly dinner rotation.

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