My dad requests this recipe all the time when he’s over the house. He just can’t seem to get enough!

Allow yourself to be transported to the heart of the Midwest with the comforting and savory embrace of Runza Casserole, a cherished dish that emanates from the culinary traditions of Nebraska. Inspired by the much-loved Runza sandwich, this casserole intertwines the robust flavors of seasoned ground beef, cabbage, onions, and a generous layer of cheese, all nestled within the tender layers of flaky crescent roll dough. It’s not just a meal; it’s a warm, hearty hug in casserole form, bringing the quintessential warmth and flavors of the Midwest straight to your dining table.

Enhance Your Runza Casserole Experience with These Delightful Sides:

Side Salad: Elevate your meal with a crisp green salad, adorned with a zesty vinaigrette, to provide a crisp, refreshing counterpoint to the casserole’s rich, savory notes.

Roasted Vegetables: Consider accompanying your casserole with a colorful medley of roasted vegetables like carrots, Brussels sprouts, or potatoes, introducing a nourishing and flavorful companion to your meal.
Mashed Potatoes: Indulge in the velvety smoothness of creamy mashed potatoes, a side that lovingly complements the robust, hearty fillings of the casserole.
Crafting Your Runza Casserole:


2 pounds ground beef

2 onions, diced

4 cups cabbage, freshly chopped

2 packages refrigerated crescent roll dough

1 pound mozzarella cheese, shredded

Salt and pepper to taste





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