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Hamburger Cheese Bake

As you may or may not have concluded by now, my recipes are pretty simple and use common ingredients.  Nonetheless, simple and common does not mean that a recipe is boring or unappealing.  Sometimes I am surprised how rearranging the simple creates a really popular and oft requested recipe.  This recipe epitomizes this:

Hamburger Cheese Bake

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This is one of my go-to recipes when I need something quick and easy for a potluck or when I am making a meal to go.  It is universally liked and oft requested.  Simple, easy and tried and true.  Period.

Need I say more? (I could, but let’s make this post simple and easy)

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Simple, common ingredients

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hamburger Cheese Bake

1 pound ground beef

½ cup chopped onion

1 15oz. can tomato sauce

1 t. sugar

¾ t. salt

¼ t. garlic salt

¼ t. pepper

4 cups uncooked noodles

1 c. cottage cheese

1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened (you can halve this to save calories, or use Neufchatel cheese.)

¼ cup sour cream

1/3 cup sliced green onion

¼ cup chopped green pepper

Parmesan cheese for topping (optional)

Brown hamburger and onion in soup pot:  See why I fry in my..  Cook until onion is tender.

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Drain.

Add tomato sauce, sugar, salt, garlic salt, and pepper.

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Bring to boil and remove from heat.

Meanwhile, cook noodles according to directions and drain.

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Don’t overcook the noodles– undercook is better!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Combine cheeses and sour cream with green onion and green pepper.

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Spread half the noodles in an 11x 7 inch pan.

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Top with half of the meat sauce.

Cover with cheese mixture.

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Top with remaining noodles and meat sauce.

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Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

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Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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Makes about 8 – 10 servings.

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Hamburger Cheese Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 15oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 t. sugar
  • ¾ t. salt
  • ¼ t. garlic salt
  • ¼ t. pepper
  • 4 cups uncooked noodles
  • 1 c. cottage cheese
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened (you can halve this to save calories, or use Neufchatel cheese.
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onion
  • ¼ cup chopped green pepper
  • Parmesan cheese for topping (optional)

Instructions

  1. For detailed and pictured directions, please go to: www.onlymybestrecipes.com/hamburgercheesebake/
  2. Brown hamburger and onion in soup pot: See why I fry in my.. Cook until onion is tender.
  3. Drain.
  4. Add tomato sauce, sugar, salt, garlic salt, and pepper.
  5. Bring to boil and remove from heat.
  6. Meanwhile, cook noodles according to directions and drain.
  7. Combine cheeses and sour cream with green onion and green pepper.
  8. Spread half the noodles in an 11x 7 inch pan.
  9. Top with half of the meat sauce.
  10. Cover with cheese mixture.
  11. Top with remaining noodles and meat sauce. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  13. Makes about 8 – 10 servings.
http://www.onlymybestrecipes.com/hamburger-cheese-bake/

 Posted by at 7:33 pm

  2 Responses to “Hamburger Cheese Bake”

  1. Wow, that looks good, Arlene.

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