Southern-Style Ground Beef Casserole

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Southern-Style Ground Beef Casserole

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Dairy Free
Keyword: casserole
Main Protein: Beef, Ground Beef
Cooking Method: Skillet, Slow Cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 273kcal


  • 1 lb. ground beef browned
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 3/4 cup green bell pepper chopped
  • 15 oz. kernel corn drained
  • 14 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce*
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • optional: shredded cheese cheddar or tex mex
  • 1 large (gallon) freezer bag or reusable silicone bag
  • 1 medium (quart) freezer bag


  • Assembly Instructions:
  • Brown ground beef. Cool slightly and then add to a large resealable freezer bag.
  • Add the chopped onion, diced green pepper, corn, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and seasonings.
  • Remove excess air, seal, and freeze.
  • If you want to serve with cheese, place shredded cheese in a medium freezer bag, seal, and staple above the seal to the larger bag.

Skillet Cooking Instructions:

  • Thaw.
  • Heat in a pan until the desired temperature is reached.
  • If you want, you can top with shredded cheese before serving.

Crock Pot Cooking Instructions:

  • Thaw.
  • Cook on low in slow cooker for 3-5 hours.
  • If desired, top with cheese before serving.


*Use gluten free Worcestershire sauce to make this recipe gluten free.
Serve with salsa, hot sauce, Thai Sweet Chili sauce, or ketchup if desired. 


Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 691mg | Potassium: 582mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 602IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 3mg