Beef Beans and Pasta Casserole
August 04, 2013
"Real easy and real good, ground turkey can be subbed for the beef if you watching the fat"
- Serving Size: 1 (461.2 g)
- Calories 538.3
- Total Fat - 27.5 g
- Saturated Fat - 9.6 g
- Cholesterol - 104.3 mg
- Sodium - 1313.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 38.7 g
- Dietary Fiber - 8.1 g
- Sugars - 10.3 g
- Protein - 36.2 g
- Calcium - 70.1 mg
- Iron - 5.3 mg
- Vitamin C - 38.2 mg
- Thiamin - 0.4 mg
Preheat oven to 350F.
Fry bacon in a skillet until cooked and crisp. Slice into bite-size pieces. Set aside.
In the same skillet, brown the ground beef/turkey, onions, and green peppers in a large skillet. Add garlic and cook for a few minutes.
Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, kidney beans, mushrooms and Italian seasoning.
Cover and cook at medium heat for around 20-22 minutes.
Stir in salt, pepper, bacon and cooked pasta.
Transfer to a greased 9x13 casserole dish.
Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
Bake uncovered for around 35-40 minutes or until it's hot and it is bubbling.
Remove from the oven, sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese, return to oven to melt cheese (10 minutes).
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.