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Bacon Tomato Casserole Recipe

Bacon Tomato Casserole Recipe

This recipe from my mother is simple to make and can be a main dish or side dish. Feel free to experiment with a variety of flavored stewed tomatoes.— Mary McGair, Milwaukie, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 6 ounces uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (28 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. In the drippings, saute green pepper, onion, salt, marjoram, thyme and pepper for 5 minutes. Stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Stir in the noodles. Add half of the bacon.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Top with cheese and remaining bacon. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 363 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 1150mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2016

"Oh man...I SO wanted to love this. It sounded great and I prepared the dish exactly as written (with the same herbs and all.) But it was just a so-so dish and nobody really ate it. The kiddos picked through the casserole, found the bacon and we threw the rest away. :( Would not make again, just too many other dishes out there worth making instead."

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2013

"Really good, used red pepper istead of green. I also used my home canned staightup tomatoes. I'd make this again. Janet"

Reviewed Mar. 13, 2012

"Definitely a "Make again dinner" !!!"

Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

"Wow. Totally expected to not like this recipe as I hate tomatoes but it turned out to be so delicious! Couple things I changed. I didn't add the pepper, gives my mom heart burn. I upped the onion to one whole medium onion(cooks down) and I added three garlic cloves and a large handful of chopped basil. I also added two teaspoons of sugar to sweeten the tomatoes. Marjoram wasn't added because I didn't have any. I knew this recipe was a keeper when my mother griped over the lack of leftovers and then requested it again a couple night later."

Reviewed Feb. 15, 2010

"Excellent. Everyone including the four kiddos liked it. We substituted some sausage as we didn't have a enough bacon, and we doubled the recipe which worked great."

Reviewed Sep. 11, 2009

"This was really good! I quickly made a small batch of my own stewed tomatoes with tomatoes from my garden. Since we have 6 kids, I doubled the amount of noodles, and it didn't effect the flavor. It was delicious, and still not enough! I didn't use the green peppers because I didn't have any, but it didn't hurt it."

Reviewed Jul. 20, 2008

"This dish was awesome. The only change I made was using fire roasted tomatoes and the flavor was fantastic. No leftovers, so I'll be making this one again real soon ... it's a definate keeper!"

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