Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 55 mins

A quick, easy, savory casserole. My grandmother always made this, and I loved it! I highly recommend making sure one or both cans of soup is low sodium, or it ends up tasting pretty salty, although you may prefer a higher sodium content. I also prefer to use ground turkey instead of beef; with all the other ingredients, it's impossible to tell the difference in taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease 13”x9” baking pan.
  3. Cook noodles until tender, as per directions on package. (Usually 6-8 minutes.) Drain.
  4. While noodles are cooking, brown ground beef/turkey.
  5. In a separate (large!) bowl, mix together soups and tomato paste. Stir in browned meat, then prepared noodles. Mixture will be thick.
  6. Dump the contents of the bowl into baking pan and smooth with spatula.
  7. Layer cheese squares over casserole.
  8. Cover pan with aluminum foil.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, then remove foil and continue baking for 5-10 minutes, until more golden.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is a great dish! My family loved it (and with two picky boys that's saying a lot) and it tasted yummy the next day too! I used mozzarella cheese instead of Velveeta and it was delicious. :)Robin

5 5

This is great and easy to make. My whole family eats it right up! Thanks for posting.