Beef Casserole Delight
(From To Market, To Market...A Collection of Kentucky Recipes)



2 pounds ground beef

1 cup chopped celery

1/4 cup chopped green pepper

3/4 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup margarine

1 can (29 ounces) tomatoes

1 can (16 ounces) tomatoes

1 can (8 ounces) mushroom pieces, drained

1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and sliced

1 cup cubed American cheese

1/2 cup chopped green olives

1/2 cup chopped black olives

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

6 ounces egg noodles, uncooked

2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese



1. Brown ground beef; drain.

2. Sauté celery, green pepper, and onion in margarine.

3. Add tomatoes and their juices.

4. Add all remaining ingredients, except Cheddar cheese, and simmer 20 minutes. Pour into 13 x 9-inch pan.

5. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese on top and bake.

Temperature: 350 degrees

Time: 40 minutes

Serves 12


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