Beef casserole with creamy cheese pasta

Beef casserole with creamy cheese pasta
  Beef    Casserole    Cheese    Pasta    Low Fat  
Last updated 10/4/2011 8:07:42 PM. Recipe ID 34195. Report a problem with this recipe.

Visit our newest sister site - Hundreds of free flight manuals for civilian, military, historical and simulator aircraft!

      Title: Beef casserole with creamy cheese pasta
 Categories: Casseroles, Pasta, Cheese, Low-fat, Meats
      Yield: 8 Servings
MMMMM------------------------NORMA WRENN-----------------------------
      1 ts Vegetable oil
      2 ts Garlic; crushed
      1 c  Onion; chopped
     12 oz Ground beef
    1/2 c  Beef or chicken stock
  1 2/3 c  Prepared tomato sauce
      8 oz Small shell pasta
      1 tb Margarine or butter
  2 1/2 tb All-purpose flour
  1 1/4 c  Beef or chicken stock
  1 1/4 c  2% milk
    1/2 c  Shredded Cheddar cheese
      2 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
  Tips: This is an excellent casserole for children and teenagers.
  Adults love it too!  Substitute ground chicken or veal for beef. It's
  great to reheat.
  Make ahead:  Prepare up to a day ahead but do not bake until ready to
  In large nonstick skillet, heat oil; saute garlic and onions for 4
  minutes. Add beef and saute until no longer pink, approximately 4
  minutes. Add stock and tomato sauce; simmer on low heat for 12
  minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.  Set aside.
  Cook pasta in boiling water according to package instructions or
  until firm to the bite.  Drain and place in baking dish.
  In medium nonstick saucepan, melt margarine, add flour and cook for 1
  minute, stirring constantly.  Add stock and milk; simmer on medium
  heat until slightly thickened, approximately 5 minutes. Add Cheddar
  cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  Add tomato sauce mixture to pasta.  Mix well. Pour cheese sauce over
  top. Cover and bake for 15 minutes or until hot. Let rest for 10
  minutes before serving.
  Per serving: calories 339; protein 18g; fat-tatal 15g-sat fat 6g;
  carbo 34g; sodium 513g; cholesterol 38mg; fiber 2g.

Didn't find the recipe you were looking for? Search for more here!

How're we doing?

Have you spotted a recipe on this site that is erroneous, incomplete, dangerous, in an inappropriate category, or that may infringe a copyright? If so, please make a note of the "Recipe ID" number at the bottom of the recipe's page and e-mail us with your concerns.

Recipe ID 34195 (Apr 03, 2005)

This ad is seen by over a million users a year - is yours?