Brown Bag Casserole

Posted: May 19

Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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The thrill of finding out what mom packed in your brown bag lunch is almost exciting as chowing down on Brown Bag Casserole! Flavorful ground beef is smothered in savory, golden mushroom soup and creamy cheddar cheese soup–yum! It's topped with everyone's favorite, crinkle-cut fries. Yes, you read that right, salty and crispy golden french fries atop the creamy deliciousness. Brown Bag Casserole is a flavor blast from the past, but your tastebuds will be delighted that they are in the present.


• 2 pounds ground beef, 90% lean • 1 (10.75-ounce) can of condensed golden mushroom soup, undiluted • 1 (10.75-ounce) can of condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted • 1 (20-ounce) package of frozen crinkle-cut fries


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

Step 3

In a large skillet, cook the beef over medium heat until it is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4

Drain the grease from the skillet.

Step 5

Stir the golden condensed mushroom soup and condensed cheddar cheese soup into the beef.

Step 6

Pour the beef mixture into the prepared dish.

Step 7

Arrange the french fries over the top and fully cover the beef mixture.

Step 8

Bake uncovered until the fries are golden brown, about 50-55 minutes.

Step 9


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