Ground Beef and Garbanzo Bean Casserole

Recipe by Angela Curtis

Came from the Better Home and Garden's Meat Stretcher cookbook. It's kinda like hamburger helper for people who can't have pasta. This is my husband's favorite thing for me to make. I regularly use a can of white kernel corn (never tried yellow) instead of two cans garbanzo beans but would recommend trying all garbanzo beans first.

Top Review by roxanne_carson

We had a BBQ this weekend and had a ton of left over grilled burgers. I was looking for a recipe to use some the meat. I crumbled the burgers and made recipe as directed topped with cheddar cheese. I did not bake, I simply simmered over med heat. Turned out great!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Brown beef with onion and garlic until onion is tender and beef is brown.
  3. Drain fat.
  4. Stir in everything else and heat to boiling.
  5. Put in a 1 1/2 quart casserole and cover.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes.
  7. Remove bay leaves.
  8. Be sure and stir before serving.

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