Taco Noodle Bake

Jenni K

By
@AnCsMom

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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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

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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!

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
3/4 c
chopped onion
1 tsp
minced garlic
2 Tbsp
taco seasoning
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 c
water
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
flour
2 tsp
beef bouillon granules
1/4 c
chopped green onion
1/4 c
chopped green pepper
2 c
shredded cheddar jack cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook noodles according to package directions.
2
Brown ground beef and onion in a skillet with garlic, taco seasoning, and cayenne pepper. Drain.
3
Add water and tomato sauce.
4
Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
5
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, stir together cottage cheese, sour cream, flour, and bouillon granules. Mix well.
6
Add cooked noodles, green onion, and green pepper.
7
Spoon noodle mixture into a greased 9x13 pan.
8
Top with meat mixture.
9
Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
10
Remove from oven and top with cheese.
11
Bake an additional 10 minutes.
12
Let 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