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

A combination of Mexican and Italian. Brilliant!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add beef, onion and garlic and stir until beef is just browned, crumbling with fork, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, beans, paste and chili seasoning.
  4. Reduce heat, cover partially, and simmer 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  6. Lightly butter a 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
  7. Arrange 5 noodles in dish; cover with 2 cups of meat mixture, then 1 cup cottage cheese and 1/3 of the cheddar.
  8. Repeat.
  9. Top with remaining meat mixture and cheddar.
  10. Cover with buttered foil.
  11. Bake until bubbly, about 30 minutes.
  12. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.


Most Helpful

This was good but it basically just tasted like chili.

Lace July 14, 2003

This was a good recipe. Went together very easily. My family really liked it! I will probably be making this again. Thanks for posting!

Mrs. Moon March 23, 2005

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