Cheesy Beef Casserole
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 15 oz can(s) petite diced tom
  • 1 - 6 oz. can(s) tomato paste
  • 8 - oz. box(es) egg noodles
  • 2 - cup(s) sour cream
  • 1 - cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - 9x13 disposable foil tray(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F/180 C.
  2. Cook the egg noodles as directed. Drain and gently mix with the sour cream and Parmesan cheese until egg noodles are coated. Place the egg noodles into baking dish.
  3. Chop the red bell pepper.
  4. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the chopped red bell pepper, minced onion and garlic powder. Once browned, drain and then mix in the diced tomatoes and tomato paste until sauce forms.
  5. Add the beef sauce over the egg noodles in the baking dish. Then top with the shredded cheese. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until warmed through and cheese on top is melted.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Cheesy Beef Casserole with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and let cool.
  2. Open 2 cans of diced tomatoes and 2 cans of tomato paste.
  3. Cook 16 oz. egg noodles. Drain and mix in 4 cups of sour cream and 2 cups of Parmesan cheese and coat the noodles, tossing gently.
  4. Chop 2 red bell peppers. Toss with the browned ground beef. Stir in the diced tomatoes and tomato paste.

To each disposable tray, add the following ingredients:

  • Creamy pasta
  • Half of the ground beef mixture
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese

Cover with foil or lid, add label and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put tray in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm shallow dish of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the oven and baking as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great gluten-free option for this meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Cheesy Beef Casserole

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely and bake at 350 F/180 C for 45 minutes.
Serve with side salad.

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