Meat & Potatoes Casserole 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 to 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 8 potatoes, pared & cut into chunks
  • 1 lb. carrots, cut up
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 cans cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can water
  1. Wash supplied casserole pan.
  2. Brown beef with onion in skillet; drain well.  Boil potatoes & carrots together until soft.  Reserve the water.  Combine 2 cans of soup with 1 can of reserved water (or tap water).  Add meat & onions to the soup and blend thoroughly.
  3. Layer potatoes & carrots with meat/soup mixture into pan.  Cover top & sides of pan with aluminum foil.  Label casserole MEAT & POTATOES with the date and your name.
  4. Cool & freeze casserole.

Baked Ziti Casserole

  • 8 oz. ziti pasta, cooked according to directions
  • 3/4 lb. ground beef
  • 1 24 oz. jar pasta sauce
  • 15 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp. dried basil leavees
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground pepper
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Wash supplied casserole pan.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Meanwhile, in large skillet over medium heat, brown meat until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in pasta sauce; simmer 10 minutes.

In small bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, 1 cup mozzarella cheese and seasonings; set aside.

Toss hot cooked pasta with meat sauce.

Spoon one-half pasta mixture into baking pan; spread cheese mixture over top. Layer with remaining pasta; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

Cover loosely with foil; bake 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Label casserole BAKED ZITI with the date and your name.Cool & freeze casserole.