Homestyle Beef Casserole

Posted: September 10

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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This casserole tastes just like mom’s cooking—nostalgically savory and warming. Combining beef, egg noodles, and lots of cheese, Homestyle Beef Casserole will take you back to a time that’s almost as simple as this recipe. Cheesy, tangy, and buttery, Homestyle Beef Casserole is a beefy beauty you’ll love. Dish it up with a side salad and some rolls to add a grown-up sense of balance.


• 1 pound ground round • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning • 1/4 teaspoon pepper • 3 cups medium egg noodles, uncooked • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened • 5 green onions, chopped • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded • 1 cup parmesan cheese, shredded • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded


Step 1

Brown the ground round in a large skillet over medium heat on the stove-top, constantly stirring until it is no longer pink and the meat crumbles, about 5-8 minutes. Drain the meat.

Step 2

Mix in the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, dried Italian seasoning, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil and reduce the heat. Allow to simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Remove the skillet from the heat, then set it aside.

Step 4

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 5

Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking dish.

Step 6

Prepare the egg noodles according to the package directions.

Step 7

Mix the hot cooked noodles, sour cream, cream cheese, and the chopped green onions until fully blended.

Step 8

Spoon the egg noodle mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Step 9

Top with the beef mixture, and sprinkle with the cheddar, parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses.

Step 10

Bake, covered, for 35 minutes.

Step 11

Uncover and bake for an additional 5 minutes.

Step 12

Let it sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.

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