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Miss Daisy's Beef Casserole

Posted at 1:06 PM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-27 14:06:18-04

Daisy King made the Beef Casserole that is still a classic dish made famous when she served it 45 years ago at Miss Daisy’s Tea Room. (See recipe below) Miss Daisy's Kitchen, with gourmet takeout and specialty foods, is located at 1110 Hillsboro Road, in the shopping center at the corner of Mack Hatcher and Hillsboro. For more information, call (615) 599-5313 or visit

Miss Daisy's Beef Casserole

2 lbs. ground beef
1 c. diced celery
1/4 c. diced green pepper
3/4 c. chopped onion
1 (29 oz.) can tomatoes
1 (16 oz.) can tomatoes
1 (8 oz.) can mushrooms, drained
1 (8 oz.) can water chestnuts, drained, sliced
1 c. cubed American cheese
1/2 c. chopped green olives
1/2 c. chopped ripe olives
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 (6 oz.) pkg. noodles, uncooked
2 c. shredded cheddar cheese

Brown beef, pour off grease. Add celery, peppers, onion and saute. Add tomatoes and their juice. Add remaining ingredients except cheddar cheese. Simmer 20 minutes. Pour into 9x13 casserole. Put cheddar cheese on top. Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees.