Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is my variation on "Grandma Dinner" served at my mom's house to her happy, hungry grandkids. It is homey, comforting fare... not gourmet, not too spicy, but quite satisfying when you're in the mood for a delicious ground beef casserole. Perfect with a hunk of crusty bread and a salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook and drain noodles according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, brown ground beef, onion, red pepper and garlic over medium-high heat. Drain fat.
  3. To ground beef mixture in skillet, add salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, water, oregano, basil and chili powder. Stir to mix well.
  4. Add noodles to ground beef mixture. Mix.
  5. In buttered 9x13" baking dish, layer half of ground beef/noodle mixture.
  6. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over all evenly.
  7. Top with remaining ground beef/noodle mixture.
  8. Cover with foil. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.
Most Helpful

This was a great recipe. I added a can I cream of mushroom to the meat mixture and it made it really creamy. And it was a hit with my kids.

ranmichelle October 09, 2013

This was delicious, and easy to make. It tasted exactly like a comfort food.

_Jennifer_ June 27, 2008

great recipe, only thing is I eliminated the onion and peppers. Like the last review it's great with a crusty bread. Nice and hearty meal.

MaliciousKiss October 02, 2007