With ground beef, potatoes, and tomato soup.
Here’s an alphabet soup version from the March 8, 1973 edition of the Graettinger (Iowa) Times:
Five Layer Casserole
Layer the following in a roaster–
2 lbs. hamburger
From the box of L.R. from Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
1 pound ground beef
5 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
1 large onion, chopped
2 cups diced celery
salt and pepper
1 can tomato soup
1/2 cup hot water
Place a layer a of meat, layer of potatoes, onion, and celery in a 2-quart casserole. Salt and pepper to taste and pour half the can of soup over all.
Repeat layers until casserole is filled. Pour the hot water over the top and cover casserole. Bake at 300 degrees about 2 hours or until meat and potatoes are well done.
Yield: 6 servings.