Cooler nights call for a comforting meal—on those days, try one of these beef casserole recipes. They’re family-friendly, incredibly delicious, and often made with little more than just ground beef, vegetables, and herbs and spices. They’re easy to prepare and can often be made in advance, then reheated just before dinner time. One of the most classic examples of a beef casserole is shepherd’s pie. This warming dish features two layers—the bottom layer is generally made with a combination of sautéed ground beef or lamb, mixed vegetables like peas and onions, and Worcestershire sauce, then topped with creamy mashed potatoes. The casserole is then baked until everything is heated through and the potatoes are golden brown and bubbling. Not a bad way to end the day, right?
Another beef casserole recipe that everyone knows and loves is lasagna. While you may not think of this Italian dish as a