Easy Dinner Casserole: German Bierock

Instead of making the real German Bierocks, which are meat and cabbage filled pastries try out this easy dinner casserole. It has all of the taste, but less of the work. This take on Bierocks is a Kansas dish that I’d like to share with you.

This makes a hardy dinner on its own, but if you’d like a side dish, I recommend something light such as applesauce, sliced tomatoes, sliced beets or a yogurt based dip.

Easy Dinner Cassarole - German Bierock

Easy Dinner Casserole: German Bierock
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine: German
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 6
Meat and vegetable casserole
Ingredients
  • 2 packaged crescent rolls such as Pillsbury
  • 1.5 pounds of ground beef
  • 1 can cream of celery soup
  • 1 bag coleslaw mix
  • 1 package sliced cheese (Provolone or Montery Jack)
  • 1/2 onion – chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Brown ground beef
  3. Add onion
  4. Drain well
  5. In large bowl, combine beef, onion, celery soup and coleslaw mix, salt and pepper
  6. Mix well (using hands to mix is best)
  7. Line bottom of 9×13 pan with one package of crescent rolls
  8. Pinch to close up openings
  9. Add meat mixture
  10. Layer with cheese
  11. Cover with 2nd roll of crescents
  12. Bake 20 minutes or when golden brown

There is a great deal of conjecture about the origin of Bierocks, sometimes called Runza. Some say it’s from Germany, exactly the Volga community. Other say it has a Russian background. Still others say that Beirocks come from a Mennonite community. No matter, this easy casserole is tasty and something different to cook for your family.

Give it a try and enjoy!

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  1. 1

    Wow, that looks yummy! I wonder how easily I could convert that into gluten free….hmm, must experiment.
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  2. 2

    The mention of coleslaw through me at first but the thought of cabbage in with the cheese and meat sounds really good.
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  3. 3

    Hubby would love this I bet – it is his kind of food. I’m not sure about me since I’m not a fan of cooked cabbage, but I would give it a try!
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  4. 4

    It looks very delicious… I think ; I can also enjoy it in lunch. The most amazing thing of it is that it takes only 20 minutes to be prepared, otherwise to have some special dinner you have to wait for a long time.

  5. 5

    Alright, i tried the quiche from one of your older posts, so I’ll give this a try too:)

  6. 6

    ooooh this is PERFECT for a POTLUCK next week.
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  7. 7

    I’m not a huge fan of casserole but this looks delish.

  8. 8

    My husband would love this dish. Right up his food alley!
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  9. 9

    OH that looks sooooooo good!! Thanks for the recipe!
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  10. 10

    Now this is my kind of meal! YUM!!
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  11. 11

    I have never heard of anything like this with coleslaw and cheese. Thanks for sharing!
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  12. 13

    Very easy to make and it looks so tasty!
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