Wonderful Beef and Noodle Casserole

Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

My wife found the recipe on which this one is based in a magazine several years ago. It has a lasgna-like taste, but is easier to make.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions until softened, but definitely still undercooked, drain, and toss with olive oil so they do not stick together.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook crumbled ground beef, bell pepper, onion, and garlic until beef is browned, breaking up meat as it cooks.
  3. Drain fat, add tomato sauce, sugar, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper, and stir until combined.
  4. Gently stir in noodles.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine cottage cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, half of scallions, parsley, and remaining salt, granulated garlic, and pepper.
  6. Layer half of the noodle mixture in a greased 9"x13"x2" baking dish.
  7. Cover with all of cheese-sour cream mixture.
  8. Top with remaining noodle mixture, and sprinkle with cheddar cheese and remaining scallions.
  9. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 35-40 minutes or until thoroughly heated through and bubbly.
  10. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

I was reall surprised with this recipe. i had expected an italian tasting dish but it was more of a mexican taste and flavor. this was great, very filling, a little goes a long way. i'll definatly be making it again.

Lecelu February 06, 2005

I made your recipe for supper and it was a big hit. One of my daughters ate 3 portions. Thank you for a recipe that is easy to make, I will do it again.

Jeannetess June 17, 2004

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