Layered Casserole


The taste will remind you of beef stroganoff with the added flavor of tomato sauce. Must be made a day ahead of serving, or may be frozen. Use your choice of pasta shapes!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
9 hrs 10 mins
8 to 10 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef

  • 8 ounces fresh pasta

  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Place ground beef in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble, and set aside.

  2. In a large pot of boiling salted water cook pasta until al dente. Drain well.

  3. In a greased 13x9 inch casserole dish layer the cooked and drained pasta noodles on the bottom.

  4. In a medium size bowl combine the sour cream, cream cheese, shredded Cheddar cheese, and chopped green onions. Spread mixture over cooked pasta in baking dish.

  5. In a small bowl combine the sugar, tomato sauce, and cooked ground beef. Layer this on top of the sour cream mixture in the baking dish. Sprinkle with additional shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired.

  6. Refrigerate casserole overnight. Remove from refrigerator one hour before baking.

  7. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes. Allow to stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

  8. If freezing casserole, allow to come to room temperature for one hour before baking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

466 Calories
33g Fat
20g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 466
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 122mg 41%
Sodium 459mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 131mg 10%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 508mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.