This Barbeque Beef Casserole is a mouthwatering dish that combines tender beef, smoky barbeque sauce, and a medley of vegetables. It is a perfect recipe for a comforting and hearty meal the whole family will love. The casserole is baked to perfection, with the beef becoming melt-in-your-mouth tender and the flavors melding together beautifully. Serve it with a side salad or some crusty bread for a satisfying dinner any day of the week.
- 2 pounds beef stew meat, cubed
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes
- 1 cup barbeque sauce
- 1 cup beef broth
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 cups cooked rice
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a large skillet, heat some oil over medium-high heat. Add the beef cubes and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the beef from the skillet and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and chopped bell peppers. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
- Add the diced tomatoes, barbeque sauce, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, smoked paprika, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
- Return the browned beef cubes to the skillet and mix them with the sauce and vegetables.
- Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish and cover it with foil.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the beef is tender.
- Serve the barbeque beef casserole over cooked rice and enjoy!
Barbeque beef casserole is a classic American comfort food dish that originated in the Southern states.
This casserole can be prepared in advance and refrigerated, making it a great option for meal planning or potlucks.
Leftovers of this casserole taste even better the next day as the flavors have had time to meld together.
You can customize the vegetables in this dish according to your taste preferences. Try adding some mushrooms or corn for extra flavor and texture.