Beef Italian Casserole

posted by TrishTX 03-16-98 3:08

Italian Casserole

1-1/2 lbs ground beef
1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen chopped onions
1 (32 oz) jar spaghetti sauce
1/3 cup water
1-1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp basil
1 tsp oregano leaves
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp pepper
5 medium potaotes, peeled and thinly sliced
1 (8 oz) pkg Mozzarella cheese, shredded

In a 12 oz skillet over medium high heat, cook ground beef and onions until onions are tender, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add spaghetti sauce, water, salt, basil, oregano, sugar and pepepr, cook 2 minutes more to blend flavors.

In a 13 x 9 inch baking dish, evenly spoon 1/3 meat mixture, arrange 1/2 of potatoes on top. Repeat layers ending with meat mixture.

Cover dish tightly with foil, bake in 375 F. oven for 1 hour or until potatoes are fork tender.

Remove foil, sprinkle mixture evenly with Mozzarella cheese; bake 10 minutes, or until cheese melts. Let stand 10 minutes for easier cutting.

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