Taco Noodle Bake

Jenni K


This is an easy, flavorful meal to throw together on the weeknights. You can make it as spicy, or not, as you'd like.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This dish is a great meal to throw together on a busy weeknight. Everyone in the family will love this. It's cheesy and full of so much flavor. The seasonings along with the fresh onions make the meat mixture super yummy. The noodles, with Jenni's cheese mixture, is nice and creamy. It's delicious!


1 lb
ground beef
3/4 c
chopped onion
1 tsp
minced garlic
2 Tbsp
taco seasoning
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 c
1 can(s)
(15 oz) tomato sauce
1 lb
egg noodles, cooked and drained
16 oz
cottage cheese (2 cups)
1/2 c
sour cream
1 Tbsp
2 tsp
beef bouillon granules
1/4 c
chopped green onion
1/4 c
chopped green pepper
2 c
shredded cheddar jack cheese


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1Cook noodles according to package directions.

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2Brown ground beef and onion in a skillet with garlic, taco seasoning, and cayenne pepper. Drain.

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3Add water and tomato sauce.

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4Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.

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5Meanwhile, in a large bowl, stir together cottage cheese, sour cream, flour, and bouillon granules. Mix well.

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6Add cooked noodles, green onion, and green pepper.

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7Spoon noodle mixture into a greased 9x13 pan.

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8Top with meat mixture.

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9Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

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10Remove from oven and top with cheese.

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11Bake an additional 10 minutes.

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12Let sit a few minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Collection: Back-to-School
Other Tag: For Kids