Beans and beef, beef and beans… now that’s a pair that’s worth celebrating! Double-B Bake knows that and brings it the hype it deserves. That delectable duo swims in a rich tomato-based sauce and is jam-packed to the brim with fluffy, cheesy mashed taters. Sounds yummy, right?! We don’t just think so, we know so. This Double-B Bake is very confident that you’ll feel very similarly!

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (15-ounce) can vegetarian baked beans
  • 6 cups instant mashed potatoes, cooked
  • 6 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
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Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2 –Add the ground beef, the salt, and the pepper to the skillet and sauté until browned, about 10 minutes.

Step 3 –Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 4 –Add the tomato sauce, the onion, and the Worcestershire sauce to the ground beef mixture and stir to combine.

Step 5 –Adjust the heat to low and simmer the ground beef mixture for 10 minutes.

Step 6 –Spoon the beef mixture into a 9×13-inch casserole dish.

Step 7 –Layer the beans over the beef mixture.

Step 8 –Spread the cooked mashed potatoes over the bean layer and sprinkle them with the shredded cheese.

Step 9 –Bake the casserole, uncovered, until heated through and golden on top, about 30-40 minutes.

Step 10 –Serve.