A delicious pasta casserole, very attractive too. You can easily half it for a smaller family dinner.

Creamy Baked Pasta

Joan Donogh
Layers of pasta, meat sauce, cream cheese mixture topped with cheddar cheese.
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cans 15 oz. each tomato sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 cups macaroni or other small pasta
  • 1 package 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet, combine beef and garlic. Cook and stir over medium heat until browned. Drain fat.
  • Add tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
  • Cook pasta and drain. Spread in the bottom of a 4 quart casserole. Top with the meat sauce.
  • In a medium bowl mix the cream cheese and sour cream or yogurt. Blend until smooth. Stir in green onions. Layer over the meat sauce. Top all with the Cheddar cheese.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F. for 35 to 40 minutes, until casserole is heated through. Makes 8 servings.

 

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