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Beef Noodle Casserole

Contributor: Christine Pittman

Beef Noodle Casserole is meaty and cheesy, and it comes together really quickly because it uses medium egg noodles, which cook really fast.

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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  • 16 oz. medium egg noodles
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 and ½ lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 4 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 cups frozen corn, defrosted
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook the noodles according to package directions. While they cook, prepare the sauce as follows.

Sauce

  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and bell pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally until softened, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the beef.
  4. Stir in the chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  5. Stir occasionally until meat is cooked through, 5-7 minutes.

Casserole:

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. To a 13 x 11 cake pan, add the beef mixture, tomato sauce, corn and drained noodles. Stir to combine.
  3. Top with cheese.
  4. Bake until cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes. Let rest 5 minutes before serving.