My kids and I love this creamy hamburger
noodle casserole. It tastes like lasagna in a casserole but
with a few different ingredients. I usually prepare this the night
before and leave it in the fridge. It also is a great kid friendly
recipe to take to a potluck dinner or when company comes over.
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Easy Pasta Casserole
1 small bag of spiral pasta or 2 cups
large jar spaghetti sauce
1/2 -1 lb. ground hamburger
small can mushrooms, optional
1/2 cup plain yogurt or sour cream
6-8 Cheese slices
Mozzarella cheese, shredded for topping
Brown hamburger and drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and set aside.
Cook pasta noodles, drain and set aside. In a casserole dish,
drizzle spaghetti sauce over the bottom of the dish. Add half of the
pasta on top of the spaghetti sauce. Add more spaghetti sauce and
spread over noodles.
Spread sour cream or plain yogurt over the top for the next layer.
Top with cheese slices. Add the rest of your pasta noodles. Then
spread remaining spaghetti sauce over the noodles. Sprinkle the top
with mozzarella cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes just
until the spaghetti sauce starts to bubble and the cheese is melted.
Hamburger Noodle Casserole
My kids and I love this creamy hamburger noodle casserole. It tastes
like lasagna in a casserole but with a few different
ingredients. I usually prepare this the night before and leave it in
the fridge. It also is a great kid friendly recipe to take to a
potluck dinner or when company comes over.
8 ounces cream cheese
8 ounces sour cream
1 cup cottage cheese
1 lb. lean ground beef
Jar of spaghetti sauce
Pasta noodles, whatever shape you'd like
Mozzarella cheese, shredded
Cook noodles. Meanwhile, in mixing bowl combine cream cheese, sour
cream and cottage cheese. Drain noodles when done cooking and
stir into cheese mixture. Set aside.
Brown hamburger in a skillet and drain well. Mix in spaghetti sauce.
In a casserole dish, spread spaghetti sauce on bottom. Layer with
noodle mixture and top with more spaghetti sauce. Sprinkle with
mozzarella cheese and bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
Fist full of spaghetti noodles (about the size of a silver
1/2 small onion, diced
1 can fat free condensed cream of mushroom soup
1 can condensed tomato soup
1 cup 2% shredded cheddar cheese
1 pound extra lean ground beef or ground turkey
Boil pasta according to the package directions.
Meanwhile, brown ground beef or turkey with diced onion, drain fat.
Add both soups, 1/2 cup cheese, plus 1 soup can of water to the
Stir well until cheese is completely melted.
Combine cooked pasta with the meat mixture and stir until well
Put in large casserole pan (at least 2 quart) and add remaining
cheese to the
Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees, until bubbly and cheese is melted.
Cheesy Veggie Pasta Bake
One pound of cooked elbow or shell macaroni
One pound of ground hamburger
One 26 ounce jar of pasta sauce
Grated parmesan cheese
One pound ricotta cheese
2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
2 cups of shredded carrots or diced zucchini
Salt and pepper to taste
This recipe easily feeds a family of four. Coat a large baking pan
with olive oil or cooking spray. Mix eggs with ground turkey and
cook thoroughly. Spread half of the macaroni over the bottom and
sprinkle a cup of mozzarella and 1/3 cup of parmesan. Place a layer
of turkey in pan, and then add the rest of the macaroni. Sprinkle
mozzarella and more parmesan. Cover and bake the casserole at 350
degrees for about 20 minutes. Uncover the dish and bake for another
20 minutes, or until the cheese on top is slightly brown and