Dive into the comforting flavors of this Savory Mushroom Beef Casserole, a delightful fusion of tender ground beef, earthy mushrooms, and creamy textures. This dish is a testament to the magic that happens when simple ingredients come together in the most delicious way. Perfect for family dinners or potluck gatherings, this casserole is not only rich in flavor but also incredibly easy to prepare. Topped with a layer of melted cheddar cheese and garnished with fresh parsley, every bite promises a burst of savory goodness. Pair it with a crisp salad or your favorite steamed veggies, and you have a meal that’s sure to impress!
Savory Mushroom Beef Casserole
1 lb lean ground beef
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 can (10.5 oz) cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup beef broth
1 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups cooked egg noodles
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
- Preparation: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a medium-sized casserole dish and set aside.
- Cook Beef: In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until browned. Drain any excess fat.
- Add Vegetables: Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and sliced mushrooms to the skillet. Sauté until the onions are translucent and the mushrooms are tender.
- Add Soup and Broth: Stir in the cream of mushroom soup and beef broth. Mix well.
- Seasoning: Add the dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
- Sour Cream: Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the sour cream.
- Combine with Noodles: In a large mixing bowl, combine the beef and mushroom mixture with the cooked egg noodles. Mix well.
- Transfer to Casserole Dish: Pour the mixture into the prepared casserole dish. Spread it out evenly.
- Add Cheese: Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top.
- Bake: Place the casserole dish in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Garnish and Serve: Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.