Wheat Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 55mins
Recipe by charlie 5

First time I made this I cut the recipe in half, thinking my family wouldn't be interested. I was trying to incorporate more wheat into our diet. I wished I had made the whole thing. I think it's yummy. I've adapted this from a recipe in "Marlene's Magic with Food Storage". Unsure of yield. Update: Recently made this and my 2 wheat salads as part of a booth at a preparedness fair. They were all a hit. The men especially liked this wheat casserole as it is similar to chili. The women generally liked the salads better - figures!

Top Review by WI Cheesehead

I tagged this in Spring '08 PAC. It makes a lot, so that I reduced the meat (used ground tukety) a bit (would reduce the berries next time instead) bcz I didn't have a pan big enough to simmer it all in. Left out the olives and green peppers, so I think I would add more seasonings next time. It had a strong taste of tomato sauce. Maybe I'll add the seasonings I use for my spaghetti sauce too. I love the chewiness of the berries, but the kids don't, so, like I said, will cut the berries down so they're not so prominent. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook wheat in water for 1 1/2 hours or until tender. You may need to add more water during cooking time. Drain.
  2. Brown ground beef with onions and peppers. Add to the wheat along with all the spices. Add tomatoes, sauce, and olives. Simmer for 30 minutes. Place in a 9x13 casserole dish and top with cheese.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

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