Hamburger Noodle Casserole
From: Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook
5 cups uncooked yolk-free noodles
1-1/4 lbs lean ground beef
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 cans (8 oz each) tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 package (8 oz) reduced fat cream cheese
1 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
3 green onions, thinly sliced, divided
2/3 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
Cook noddles according to package directions. Meanwhile in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook beef and garlic until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, sugar, salt and pepper; heat through. Drain noodles; stir into beef mixture.
In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, ricotta cheese and sour cream until blended. Stir in half of the onions.
Spoon half of the noodle mixture into a 13-in x 9-in baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with cheese mixture and remaining noodle mixture.
Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheddar cheese. bake 5-10 minutes longer or until heated through and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining onions.
Yield 10 servings
1 serving = 1 cup
6 pts per serving
Nutrition Facts: 290 calories, 12g fat, 2g fiber