Main Course: Supper Surprise Casserole

Servings: 8 portions

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes


  • 2 pounds ground meat, any kind
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 cups chopped frozen vegetables, any kind
  • ΒΌ cup of rice
  • 6 medium potatoes, washed and brown spots removed and thinly sliced
  • 2 cans tomato soup

Directions for Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F. Grease a deep casserole dish that is about 11 inches x 17 inches.
  2. In a large frying pan, cook the meat along with the onion and garlic. Stir often breaking it up into smaller pieces.
  3. Place the meat in the bottom of the casserole dish.
  4. Add the frozen vegetables in an even layer on top of the meat followed by the rice then the potato slices.
  5. In a medium saucepan, add the tomato soup plus 2 cans of water. Stir until smooth. Heath until warm.
  6. Slowly pour over the casserole. Make sure to coat all the potato slices in soup.
  7. Top with a piece of aluminum foil. Bake for 45 minutes.
  8. Remove the foil, bake for the remaining 15 minutes.

This meal is always a hit with the family. The secret ingredient is canned tomato soup.You can substitute half of the white potatoes in the recipe with sweet potatoes.

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