Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 15 mins

this is a hearty casserole with lots of veggies and topped with bread crumbs and cheddar...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skilled and saute onion, garlic, carrot, celery and mushrooms for about 5 minutes until onion is golden.
  2. Add beef and cook stirring continuously until no longer red.
  3. Add tomato paste, diced tomatoes, sherry, salt, pepper, oregano, basil.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 1 1/2 hours.
  5. Cook macaroni and spinach as per package directions.
  6. Drain well and add to sauce.
  7. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  8. Place mixture in a 3 quart casserole dish.
  9. Top with bread cubes and cheddar cheese.
  10. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
  11. Serve sprinkled with parmesan cheese.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

Good casserole! I thought something was missing until I realized I forgot to add parmesan cheese to it! This tops it off and makes quite the filling dish. I'm bringing it for lunch the next couple of days =)

Amanda Jones29 February 17, 2010

*Made for PAC 2007 Fall* This made a lovely, LARGE casserole, which will fill our dinner needs for a few more meals ! It took a while to prepare all the ingredients, but ended with a filling and tasty casserole. Served with "Recipe#6964". For some additional "kick", perhaps a few shakes of hot pepper sauce, or even some additional salt, would enhance the flavor. Thanks *Pixie*.

NurseJaney September 18, 2007

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a