| | |

French Onion Beef Casserole

This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a commission.

This French onion beef casserole is such a super easy dinner, perfect for busy weeknights, and is such a flavor-packed meal. You only need 6 simple ingredients and your meal is ready in under 35 minutes!

french onion and beef casserole on white plate

Want to save this recipe?

Enter your email & I’ll send it to your inbox. Plus, get great new recipes from me every week!

Save Recipe

This perfectly creamy meal combines the savory flavors of beef with just the right amount of onion flavor and the creaminess of mushroom soup to create a dish that’s simply irresistible.

It’s perfect for those busy weeknights when you need something delicious and satisfying on the table fast. The French onion dip gives it the best taste ever, and the fried onions add the perfect crunch.

Trust me, once you try it, you will want to make it again and again!

Why I love this recipe

  • perfect for those hectic weeknights
  • the French onion dip gives it an unbeatable taste
  • creamy, cheesy, and loaded with beefy goodness
  • the fried onions add the perfect crunch

Love a quick and easy casserole recipe? You will love these ground beef options: Mexican Ground Beef Casserole and Jiffy Cornbread Casserole with Ground Beef. Both are packed with flavor and come together in a snap!

Ingredients

french onion and beef casserole ingredients on countertop
  • dried egg noodles
  • lean ground beef
  • salt and pepper
  • cream of mushroom soup
  • French onion dip
  • French fried onions
  • parsley, optional

Step by step

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and spray a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Boil the noodles according to the package instructions and drain.
  3. In a large pan, cook the ground beef over medium-high heat, crumbling it as it cooks. Season with salt and pepper, then drain any excess grease. Stir in the cream of mushroom soup and French onion dip until well combined.
  1. Mix in the cooked egg noodles and pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the top with fried onions and bake uncovered for 20 minutes.
  2. Garnish with parsley if desired and serve hot!
french onion and beef casserole in pot topped with crunchy fried onions
gif of stirring bowl

Tips for Best Results

  • you can use any brand of French onion dip or make your own with french onion soup mix and sour cream
  • you can use whatever shape of pasta you’d like
  • to make it have extra onion flavor you can add diced onions to the beef while cooking

Variations

  • swap ground beef for ground turkey or chicken.
  • use different types of pasta, like rotini or penne.
  • add sautéed mushrooms or bell peppers for extra veggies.
  • mix in shredded cheese for an even creamier casserole.
  • top with breadcrumbs for an extra crunchy topping.
french onion and beef casserole on white plate

Serving suggestions

This casserole goes great with a basic rainbow veggie salad or some steamed veggies to complement its richness. Crusty bread or garlic breadsticks work well for mopping up the creamy sauce.

For a refreshing end to your meal, try serving a light dessert such as strawberry fluff salad or a scoop of sorbet.

Storing and reheating tips

Keep any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, place a portion in the microwave for 2-3 minutes or warm it in the oven at 350°F until fully heated.

This casserole also freezes well; be sure to thaw it overnight in the fridge before reheating.

If you try this recipe please comment and rate it below, I love hearing from you!

Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
french onion and beef casserole on white plate

French Onion Beef Casserole


5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

No reviews

Description

This French onion beef casserole is such a super easy dinner, perfect for busy weeknights, and is such a flavor-packed meal. You only need 6 simple ingredients and your meal is ready in under 35 minutes!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 10 oz dried egg noodles
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper
  • 2 10 oz cans of cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 15 oz jar of lays French onion dip
  • 1/2 cup French fried onions
  • parsley, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and spray a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Cook the noodles according to the package instructions and drain.
  3. In a large pan, cook the ground beef over medium-high heat, crumbling it as it cooks. Season with salt and pepper, then drain any excess grease. Stir in the cream of mushroom soup and French onion dip until well combined.
  4. Mix in the cooked egg noodles and pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Top with fried onions and bake uncovered for 20 minutes. 
  5. Garnish with parsley if desired and serve hot!

Notes

Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Reheat in microwave or oven.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 268
  • Sugar: 4.1 g
  • Sodium: 1101.8 mg
  • Fat: 8.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.2 g
  • Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 20.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.9 mg

STRESS-FREE

AND DELICIOUS?

DO YOU WANT DINNER TO BE

Its easy! I will show you how.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe rating 5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.