Philly Cheesesteak Casserole Style


2 cans cream of mushroom soup

2 onions chopped

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 ½ pounds ground beef

1 can of milk

4 ounces of sliced mushrooms

1 green bell pepper sliced

½ tsp dried thyme

1 cup dry bread crumbs

Salt and pepper to taste

4 cups Sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

3 tbsp melted butter

16 ounces bowtie pasta, cooked according to package directions


Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 375*

Lightly grease a 9×13 baking pan

Step 2:

Cook the pasta according to directions on the pack

Heat the oil in a large skillet and saute the onions and green bell pepper

Step 3:

Add the ground beef and cook until browned and thoroughly cooked

Add in the two cans of soup mix and 1 can of milk

Stir well to combine

Step 4:

Add the mushrooms and the thyme

Stir in 3 cups of the shredded cheese

Step 5:

Season with salt and pepper and spread into the baking pan

In a small bowl, mix the melted butter with the bread crumbs.

Step 6:

Mix in the remaining cheese

Sprinkle evenly over the casserole

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until the top is crispy and lightly browned.


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Can I use a different type of soup instead of cream of mushroom?

Yes, you can substitute cream of mushroom soup with cream of chicken or cream of celery soup if you prefer different flavors.

Is it necessary to use sharp cheddar cheese, or can I use a different cheese?

While sharp cheddar cheese adds a distinct flavor, you can use other cheeses like mozzarella, provolone, or a blend of cheeses for variety.

Can I make this casserole ahead of time and bake it later?

Yes, you can prepare the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it until you’re ready to bake.

Just be sure to add the breadcrumb topping just before baking to ensure it stays crispy.

What can I serve as a side dish with Philly Cheesesteak Casserole?

This casserole pairs well with a simple green salad, steamed vegetables, or garlic bread.

It’s also delicious on its own as a hearty meal.

Can I freeze leftovers of this casserole?

Yes, you can freeze leftovers of Philly Cheesesteak Casserole.

Store them in an airtight container or freezer-safe bag for up to 3 months.

Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating in the oven or microwave.

Can I use ground turkey instead of ground beef?

Yes, you can substitute ground turkey for ground beef if you prefer a lighter option.

Just ensure it’s cooked thoroughly before adding it to the casserole.

Is it necessary to use bowtie pasta, or can I use a different type of pasta?

You can use any type of pasta you prefer for this casserole.

Penne, rotini, or even spaghetti would work well.

Can I omit the mushrooms from the recipe if I don’t like them?

Yes, you can omit the mushrooms if you prefer.

You can add extra vegetables like zucchini or spinach to customize the dish to your taste.

What should I do if the top of the casserole is browning too quickly?

If the top of the casserole is browning too quickly, you can cover it loosely with aluminum foil for the remaining baking time to prevent it from burning.

Can I add other seasonings or herbs to enhance the flavor of the casserole?

Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with additional seasonings such as garlic powder, onion powder, or Italian seasoning to tailor the flavor to your liking.

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