Cheesy Beef Casserole Recipe

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Cheesy Beef Casserole Recipe
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Cheesy Beef Casserole Recipe

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This hearty casserole tastes like lasagna and makes a satisfying meal when served with a green salad and crusty garlic bread. —Ardyce Piehl, Poynette, Wisconsin
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • Additional Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomato sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, onions and green pepper. Drain noodles; place half in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with half of the meat and cheese mixtures. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.
Cover and bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Beef Casserole in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p18

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 468 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 129mg cholesterol, 783mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein.

  • 4 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • Additional Parmesan cheese, optional
  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomato sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, onions and green pepper. Drain noodles; place half in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with half of the meat and cheese mixtures. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Beef Casserole in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p18

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Rainykay User ID: 8197281 237729
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2015

"A great go to recipe & yummy"

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ahhschucks User ID: 6443665 23258
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2014

"easy to make and very tasty. We liked the green onion and and green pepper in the cheese layer."

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Rhyahcf User ID: 1621953 79224
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2010

"My family loves this. It's often requested for birthday meals."

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osiris64 User ID: 2842636 23257
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2008

"Re: Cheesy beef casserole

My favorite recipe of all time from Taste of Home and related magazines. Try it!!"

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magnetqueen User ID: 1233025 41809
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2008

"sounds yummy"

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