2 cups orzo pasta, cooked according to directions on package

2 small onions, diced

1 lb. ground beef

One 4- or 6-oz. can mushrooms

1/2 lb. Cheddar cheese, grated, or prepared 2 cup pkg. grated Cheddar cheese

One 10-oz. can cream of mushroom soup

1/2 cup milk


1/2 cup chow mein noodles

Cashew nuts

Brown onions and ground beef until beef is no longer pink, drain. Mix all the ingredients together in a large casserole dish. Bake 40-50 minutes at 350 degrees. The last 15 minutes, sprinkle with chow mein noodles and cashew nuts.

Annette Lindstrom, Pine City, MN