Shipwreck Casserole Recipe: This Vintage Layered Amish Recipe Is a Creative Way to Use Ground Beef by Tiffany Zook

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Shipwreck Casserole Recipe: This Vintage Layered Amish Recipe Is a Creative Way to Use Ground Beef

Take a step back in time this week and serve your family an old-fashioned meal. This vintage recipe for shipwreck casserole is from Mrs. Martha Hoover on page 124 of the Weavertown School Family Cooking: A Collection of Amish and Mennonite Recipes.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 onions 
  • 2 medium potatoes 
  • 1 pound ground beef, uncooked 
  • 1/2 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1 cup celery, diced 
  • 1 cup carrots 
  • 1 can (10 ounces) condensed tomato soup (plus a can filled with water) 
  • paprika 

Here's how to make it:

  1. Butter a casserole dish and layer with sliced onions. 
  2. Add thinly sliced potatoes. 
  3. Over potatoes spread the ground beef. 
  4. Layer with uncooked rice and top with a layer of chopped celery and carrots. As each layer is added, season with salt and pepper and paprika, to taste. 
  5. Combine the soup with an equal amount of water and pour over all. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 2 hours. 

For another version of shipwreck that has kidney beans in it (pictured), visit 5DollarDinners.com.

Photo: 5 Dollar Dinners

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Cassiday
Amazing recipe 😋
bepositive
Nothing like some old-fashioned comfort food. Takes me back to happy childhood meals…
Tom McCort
Where do the carrots go?
Donna John
The carrots are layered on with the celery. Recipe has been updated to reflect that. Thanks, Tom McCort .

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