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Protein Packed Cheeseburger Casserole

Protein Packed Cheeseburger Casserole

Protein Packed Cheeseburger Casserole is an easy casserole you can make ahead. It has all the goodness of your favorite burger in every bite and without a bun!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Pasta, Casserole, Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger Casserole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 453 kcal


  • 1/2 lb. Lean Ground Beef Used 90% lean ground beef.
  • 1/2 large onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 15 ounces Canned Diced Tomatoes I like using Fire Roasted Tomatoes for extra flavor.
  • 2 tbsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 8 ounces High Protein Pasta I like quinoa pasta or Barilla Plus Pasta. Cook according to package directions.
  • 1.5 cups Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese


  1. Preheat Oven to 375 degrees In a cast iron skillet brown the hamburger, onion, garlic, and bell pepper. Be sure to salt and pepper the mixture evenly. Meanwhile be cooking your pasta according to package instructions.

  2. Add the canned diced tomatoes, Worcestershire, mustard and cooked pasta and toss together.

  3. Sprinkle the top with cheddar cheese and transfer to the oven for 20 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Allow to cool and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

You can make this gluten free by using gluten free pasta.

Nutrition Facts
Protein Packed Cheeseburger Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 453 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Protein 31g62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.