Crock-Pot Western Beef Casserole

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This recipe, Western Beef Casserole,  is included in our Crock-Pot 10 Easy Freezer Meals.  If you are coming to this page first and are interested in doing freezer meals, start here.  This recipe does NOT have to be frozen first, if you are wanting to do this recipe by itself, then stay on this page and we will go from here.

This recipe is a favorite for my kids.  They like these Goulash type recipes where we mix hamburger, beans, corn and tomato’s.  With this recipe you will need to cook the hamburger before hand, and I would highly suggest using a lean ground beef and this recipe can easily be swapped out with ground turkey or ground venison.  

Crock-Pot Western Beef Casserole

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours, 20 minutes

Yield: 4

Crock-Pot Western Beef Casserole


1 1/2 Pounds of Lean Ground Beef, Browned (I used a 93/7% split)
1 16 Ounce Can of Kidney Beans, Rinsed and Drained
1 16 Ounce Can of Corn, Drained.
1 10.75 Ounce can of Tomato Soup
1 Cup of Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 Small Yellow Onion, chopped
1/2 Teaspoon of Chili Powder
1/4th Cup of Milk or Water


  1. Combine all ingredients in a crock.
  2. Mix well and then cook on low for about 4 hours or high 1-2 hours.


Freezer instructions:

Brown Hamburger Place all ingredients into a sturdy freezer ziploc bag. I mixed this a bit with my hands, and then laid flat, pushed as much air out as possible and froze it. I will mix it well once I place it in the crock (trying to avoid making more dirty dishes for myself). Cook in the crock with the same times as above.

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  1. Carla says

    Loved, loved, LOVED this one. I am trying all your freezer meals and this one is my favorite so far. It was just like chili, but without tasting like tomatoes. I used black beans because that’s what I had and ate it with tortilla chips. The best part is that I usually have all these ingredients on hand so I can whip it up any time I want. That’s a good thing because I could not stop eating it.

  2. says

    I’m so glad I found your site! Since I bulk cook and prepare freezer foods a lot, I am always thrilled to find a new source. Right now I have both my crock pots going: one is this Western Beef Casserole and the other is your Whip It Up Wednesday Minestrone. Yep, it is Wednesday! Thanks, Lady Sarah.


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