Natasha's Mexican Casserole

Recipe by Natasha513
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sauté onions and garlic in olive oil for about 10 or 15 minutes over medium heat until wilted.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Sauté ground beef until browned.
  • Return onions and garlic to pan and add canned tomatoes, tomato sauce and taco/other seasonings, mixing well; lower heat and let simmer for about 10 minutes or until heated through.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta for about 6 minutes so still slightly firm (do not overcook).
  • Drain pasta and put into large bowl, keeping warm.
  • Pour ground beef mixture over pasta in bowl.
  • Add 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese and mix will.
  • Pour everything into a 9”X13” glass baking pan.
  • Top mixture with remaining 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Bake at 350º for about 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and casserole is bubbly on sides.
  • When serving, add a scoop of sour cream on side of plate if desired.
  • Serve with a crisp salad, ranch-flavored Doritos, and sangria.
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