onions, coarsely chopped
cream of mushroom soup
cream of chicken soup
cheddar cheese, cubed
Cook noodles according to package directions.
In a large skillet, brown ground beef and onion.
In a large bowl, combine soups, cheese, milk, salt and pepper.
Add cooked ground beef and noodles; stir gently.
Pour into 2 ungreased 2 quart casseroles.
Cover and bake at 350 for 25 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Uncover and sprinkle with chow mein noodles and cashews.
Bake an additional 10 minutes.
Each casserole makes 6 (1 1/3 cup) servings.
To freeze casserole, place in the freezer after the casserole is mixed, before baking.
To prepare, thaw completely; increase baking time to 45 to 55 minutes.
Colby cheese may be used instead of cheddar cheese.
Peanuts may be used instead of cashews.