Hamburger Noodle Casserole - Taste of Home Comfort Foods Diet Cookbook
2.5 cups uncooked egg noodles
3/4-1 pound lean ground beef
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 pkg (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
1/2 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
2 green onions, thinly sliced, divided
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
*Note: the original recipe called for 1/8 cup of sour cream, but I didn't have any!
1. Cook your noodles!
2. In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook beef until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, sugar, salt and pepper; heat through.
3. Drain your noodles & stir into beef mixture.
4. Beat the cream cheese & ricotta cheese until blended. Stir in half of the onions.
5.Spoon half of the noodle mixture into a 9x9in baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with cheese mixture and remaining noodle mixture.
6. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until heated through and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining onions.