They say the key to a happy life is a happy wife. Well, fellas, Wife’s Delight is the yummy, hearty key to keeping your dearly beloved beaming from ear to ear. The layers on layers of soft, buttery noodles, tangy and meaty red sauce, fluffy sour cream, and melty cheese will remind her how much you adore her. And psst, it takes less than 45 minutes to whip up, so she’ll be impressed and you won’t have to stress. Grab her favorite flowers, maybe some chocolates, and fix her a nice plate of Wife’s Delight; your bride will be reminded why she said, “I do” so long ago!

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  • 1 pound ground hamburger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 (24-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 (1.37-ounce) envelope spaghetti sauce dry mix, thick and zesty
  • 1 (12-ounce) package medium egg noodles, cooked
  • 1 (16-ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag cheese, of your choice, shredded


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Grease a 13×9-inch baking dish.

Step 3 –In a skillet, add the ground beef and the garlic salt and cook while crumbling until the meat is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4 –In a glass mixing bowl, combine the spaghetti sauce, the spaghetti sauce dry mix, and the cooked beef.

Step 5 –Spread 1/3 of the cooked noodles into the bottom of the prepared dish.

Step 6 –Spread 1/3 of the meat mixture on top of the noodles.

Step 7 –Spread 1/3 of the sour cream on top of the meat mixture.

Step 8 –Sprinkle 1/3 the cheese on top of the sour cream.

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Step 9 –Repeat the layers two more times, starting with the noodles and ending with the cheese.

Step 10 –Bake, uncovered, until the cheese is melted and the casserole is heated through, about 30 minutes.

Step 11 –Serve.