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Italian Style Farmer's Wife Emergency Casserole

This comfort food casserole is easy to prepare and uses all ingredients you probably have on hand.  It is also a very frugal dish. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8


  • 2 lbs Ground Beef
  • 2 cans Pork and Beans
  • 2 cans spaghetti
  • 1 can tomato sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Brown Ground Beef on the stove top until browned OR prepare frozen ground beef in instant pot for 25 minutes
  • Place browned beef in one large casserole dish or two smaller dishes. Break up pieces of beef
  • Add remaining ingredients. Combine. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes