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As those that follow this blog will know, Thursday’s are about main courses.  This one is a favorite with my kids and is a kind of meal in a casserole pan.  If your from the south, the corn bread topping just makes it right.  Enjoy!

Texas Ranch Casserole


  • 1 pound hamburger
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 can Ranch Style beans
  • 1 garlic pod, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 4-6 slices American cheese
  • 1 package Corn Bread mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk


Brown hamburger in a large skillet.  Drain away fat.  Add chopped onion, bell pepper and garlic.  Cook stirring occasionally until veggies are tender.  Add tomato sauce, beans and chili powder.  Cook about 2-3 minutes to heat through.

In a casserole dish, put a layer of the meat mixture, place a layer of American cheese on the top and spoon the rest of the meat mixture over all.  Mix the corn bread mix according to the directions.  Pour on the top of the meat mixture.

Bake at 425* until corn bread is nice and brown on top.  Enjoy!

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Categories : Main Courses

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