Hungry Jack Casserole is a hearty dish that's perfect for the winter months. The combination of beef, pork n beans, and BBQ sauce is unbeatable.
Hungry Jack Casserole is a delicious meal that can be made in less than 30 minutes and will have your family asking for more. This recipe contains all the classic ingredients that combine to create a hearty and tasty dish, including ground beef, pork n beans, and BBQ sauce. Whether you're looking for a new recipe to add to your repertoire or just want to make something tasty from the ingredients in your pantry, this recipe is sure to please. It's perfect for a family dinner or even a potluck. It's easy to make, but tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen. If you've never eaten or cooked with a Hungry Jack Casserole before, then I bet after trying this recipe once, you'll be making it again and again!You'll be surprised at how easy it is to throw together, and you can customize it to make your own signature version.
1 lb. ground beef
1 tsp salt
116.5 oz can Pork n Beans
3/4 cup BBQ Sauce
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 cup shredded Cheese
I can Pillsbury biscuits (or make biscuits from scratch)
Put biscuits in to bake at 375 F till not quite done.
While biscuits are baking, brown meat. I like to use a deep cast iron skillet or Dutch oven. Add the next 4 ingredients and mix well. Heat until bubbly. Pour into casserole dish or leave in the skillet if chose to use cast iron
Take your slightly under-done biscuits, place on top, and sprinkle with Cheese.
Bake for 25 min at 375 F or until biscuits are golden brown and Cheese is melted
What is a hungry jack casserole?
A hungry jack casserole is a layered casserole dish made with ground beef, pork, and beans, BBQ sauce, shredded Cheese, and biscuits. Why would you want to make one? Well…because it's delicious! This dish is easy to make and can be eaten at any time of day, so don't miss your chance to try it!
Ground beef lends the dish a rustic appearance, while pork and beans add a flavorful twist. The BBQ sauce gives it a sweet tanginess that makes you want to take another bite.
The Cheese provides a creamy texture, and the biscuits are like the icing on the cake! They add an extra layer of flavor and keep everything in place while baking. It’s usually served with a side of mashed potatoes or rice.
Why You'll Love This Recipe?
Hungry Jack Casserole is a classic casserole that's easy to make and tastes super delicious. It's creamy and cheesy and perfect for feeding a crowd. It only takes 25 minutes to bake in the oven. The best thing about this recipe is that you can easily customize it by adding ingredients from your pantry.
It's so easy to make, and you probably already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen. This is one of those simple recipes to make a meal out of leftovers. This casserole makes a great family meal! So, if you are looking for an idea for tonight's dinner, try this easy casserole recipe!
What ingredients do I need?
BBQ sauce (enough to cover the meat)
1 can Pork n Beans
brown sugar (to taste)
1 can Pillsbury biscuits
Ground beef – Ground beef is the main ingredient in a hungry jack casserole, but you can also substitute ground turkey or chicken.
BBQ sauce – BBQ sauce is a thick, sweet, smoky, and slightly spicy sauce that adds a sweet and tangy twist to the beef casserole
Brown sugar – You can find brown sugar in most grocery stores or specialty food shops if you don't already have some on hand at home!
Pillsbury biscuits – You can use homemade biscuits
Shredded Cheese – Shredded cheese is used as a topping for the casserole. You can use any cheese you like, including mozzarella, cheddar, or Monterey Jack.
HOW TO MAKE HUNGRY JACK BEEF CASSEROLE
Brown ground beef, drain fat, and set aside. Stir in brown sugar, BBQ sauce, and pork n' beans. Place biscuits on the top and sprinkle them with cheese. Bake at 375°F for 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and biscuits turned golden brown.
HOW TO COOK BEEF FOR HUNGRY JACK CASSEROLE?
In a large skillet, cook the ground beef, with chopped onion and garlic powder, over medium heat until browned. Drain off any excess fat. You can also add some herbs like oregano to your ground beef if you'd like.
Or simply brown the meat in a deep iron skillet and then add salt, BBQ sauce, brown sugar, and pork and beans for a savory twist.
HOW LONG SHOULD YOU BAKE HUNGRY JACK CASSEROLE?
Bake at 375°F for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven when the cheese is melted and the biscuits are golden brown. If you notice that the cheese is not melted, bake for an additional 5 minutes. Serve warm!
CAN YOU FREEZE LEFTOVER HUNGRY JACK CASSEROLE?
This casserole will last in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, provided it is kept covered. You can also store it in the freezer for up to three months. To freeze leftover Hungry Jack Casserole, allow it to cool completely before transferring it into an airtight container or zip lock bag. Label and date the container or bag before placing it in the freezer. If frozen properly, hungry jack casserole should last several months (up to 6 months).
CAN YOU REHEAT HUNGRY JACK CASSEROLE?
When ready to eat your frozen leftovers, bake them frozen at 375 F for 40 minutes or until warm throughout.