Italian Casserole

Posted by ZetaLSU on Jan 03, 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef  
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ¾ cup water   
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce 
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp. Butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 pkg. (9 oz.) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can (10 oz.) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits

Instructions

In a large skillet, brown ground beef and onion; drain.  Stir in water, pepper, tomato sauce and tomato paste; simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat; stir in vegetables and 1-½ cups cheese.  Spoon mixture into greased 12 X 8 (2 qt.) baking dish.

Separate dough into 10 biscuits.  Separate each biscuit into 2 layers.  Place biscuits near outer edge of hot meat mixture, overlapping slightly.  Sprinkle remaining cheese in center.  Gently brush biscuits with butter; sprinkle with oregano.

Bake at 375 degrees for 22 to 27 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown.


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