Taco Noodle Bake

16
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.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

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

How to Make Taco Noodle Bake

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.

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About Taco Noodle Bake

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



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