Shipwreck Casserole

Shipwreck Casserole is a vintage ground beef recipe that comes together easily with layers of hamburger, potato, kidney beans, onions and tomato soup. Zesty seasoning, bacon, cheese, and a buttery Corn Flake topping finish off the flavorful dish. It's a simple make-ahead dinner that's hearty, flavorful, and totally kid-friendly!

1.5 lbs. ground beef
1 onion
2 cloves garlic
1 t chili powder
1/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t dried oregano
1/4 t ground cumin
Pinch cayenne
1.5 lbs. russet potatoes
16 oz can kidney beans
4 slices bacon
2 cans condensed tomato soup
1 c grated cheddar cheese
1 c crushed Corn Flakes cereal ( mixed with 1 T melted butter )
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.