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Eight Layer Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Eight Layer Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Eight Layer Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by staceybaakko

Makes 8 servings



Follow the make ahead directions to get a head start on dinner with this great beef and cheese noodle casserole recipe

Recipe Ingredients for Eight Layer Casserole

3 cups noodles
1 pound ground beef
16 ounce tomato sauce
1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 ounce Dairy Foods Sour Cream
8 ounce cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup chopped onion
10 ounce frozen chopped spinach, cooked and well drained
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Recipe Directions for Eight Layer Casserole

  1. Grease a 2-quart casserole or a 2-quart square baking dish; set aside. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.

  2. 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook beef until brown. Drain off fat. Stir tomato sauce, basil, sugar, garlic powder, salt, and pepper into skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

  3. 3. In a medium mixing bowl beat together the sour cream and cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Stir in milk and onion. In prepared casserole or baking dish, layer half of the noodles (about 2 cups), half of the meat mixture (about 1 1/2 cups), half of the cream cheese mixture (about 1 cup), and all of the spinach. Top with the remaining meat mixture and noodles. Cover and chill remaining cream cheese mixture until needed.

  4. 4. Cover casserole or baking dish with lightly greased foil. Bake in 350 degree F oven about 45 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; spread with remaining cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with the cheddar cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 10 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

  5. 5. Makes 8 servings

  6. 6. Make-ahead directions: Prepare as directed through Step 3. Cover with lightly greased foil and chill in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; spread with remaining cream-cheese mixture. Sprinkle with the cheddar cheese.Bake, uncovered, about 10 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before baking.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 300.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
415
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.2g
34%
Saturated Fat
12.5g
62%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
125mg
42%
Sodium
678mg
28%
Potassium
717mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
24.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
28.9g
Vitamin A 86% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 24% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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