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Carmen's Capers (with no capers)

The ever-delicious-certainly-not-low-fat Carmen’s Capers (with no capers) from a Company’s Coming cookbook by Jean Paré from god knows when.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword Casserole, Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Gabby Peyton


  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 lb spaghetti
  • 1 - 19 oz can canned tomatoes
  • 1 10 oz can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese


  1. Brown beef & onion in a frying pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stir. Transfer to bottom of 2 qt casserole.
  2. Break up spaghetti for easier serving. Cook according to package directions. Drain.
  3. Layer spaghetti over meat.
  4. Break up any large tomato chunks. Pour over top.
  5. Spoon soup over tomatoes.
  6. Cover with cheese.
  7. Bake uncovered in 350F over for 30 mins until hot and cheese is melted. Cover halfway through cooking if cheese starts getting dry. 

  8. Let sit for at least 5 minutes to let the casserole set