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Meal-In-One Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours

Makes

6 servings

Salsa gives zip to this hearty fix-and-forget-it meal This recipe makes more than my husband and I can eat, so I freeze half of it. We think it tastes even better the second time. —Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, TX

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/3 cups salsa
  • 5 cups cooked medium egg noodles
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or blend of cheddar, Monterey Jack and American cheese

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with the green pepper, corn and mushrooms. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour salsa over mushrooms. Top with noodles. Pour tomatoes and water over all. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Cover and cook on low until heated through, about 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 421 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 1240mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 7g fiber), 25g protein.

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