Double the cheese equals double the trouble, but like, in the “all-in-good-fun kind” of mischief. That’s what you will think of when you make Double Cheese Casserole. This hearty, beefy noodle bake will find a delicious and devious way to convince you to make it every night! Of course, the creaminess, brought to you by the dynamic duo of cream cheese and cottage cheese mixed with the tanginess of sour cream and the richness of tomato sauce will assure you that livening up dinnertime never tasted so good. Ready in under an hour, the only prank Double Cheese Casserole will be playing on you will be persuading you into wanting more–and that’s not a bad thing at all!

recipe image

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) package egg noodles, uncooked
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 12 ounces cottage cheese
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Cook the egg noodles to al dente according to the package directions. Drain.

Step 3 –While the noodles are cooking, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef and the onion while crumbling, until the meat is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4 –Reduce the heat to low and add the tomato sauce to the meat mixture, stirring well, and simmering for 1 minute.

Step 5 –Add the cream cheese and the cottage cheese to the meat sauce mixture, stirring together until well blended.

Also Read:  Fresh Apple Salad

Step 6 –Stir the cooked egg noodles and the sour cream into the meat sauce mixture until all the ingredients are thoroughly combined.

Step 7 –Pour the casserole mixture into a 13×9-inch casserole dish.

Step 8 –Bake, uncovered, until heated through, about 30 minutes.

Step 9 –Season the baked casserole with the salt and the pepper.

Step 10 –Serve.