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Beef Casserole with Creamy Cheese Pasta

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Category: Meat, Low Fat, Pasta, Casseroles, Cheese

 Ingredients List

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  • 1 ts Vegetable oil
  • 2 ts Garlic; crushed
  • 1 c Onion; chopped
  • 12 oz Ground beef
  • 1/2 c Beef or chicken stock
  • 1 2/3 c Prepared tomato sauce
  • 8 oz Small shell pasta
  • 1 tb Margarine or butter
  • 2 1/2 tb All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 c Beef or chicken stock
  • 1 1/4 c 2% milk
  • 1/2 c Shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tb Grated Parmesan cheese


Tips: This is an excellent casserole for children and teenagers. Adults
love it too! Substitute ground chicken or veal for beef. It's great to

Make ahead: Prepare up to a day ahead but do not bake until ready to eat.

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil; saute garlic and onions for 4 minutes.
Add beef and saute until no longer pink, approximately 4 minutes. Add stock
and tomato sauce; simmer on low heat for 12 minutes or until thickened,
stirring occasionally. Set aside.

Cook pasta in boiling water according to package instructions or until firm
to the bite. Drain and place in baking dish.

In medium nonstick saucepan, melt margarine, add flour and cook for 1
minute, stirring constantly. Add stock and milk; simmer on medium heat
until slightly thickened, approximately 5 minutes. Add Cheddar cheese and
Parmesan cheese.

Add tomato sauce mixture to pasta. Mix well. Pour cheese sauce over top.
Cover and bake for 15 minutes or until hot. Let rest for 10 minutes before

Per serving: calories 339; protein 18g; fat-tatal 15g-sat fat 6g; carbo
34g; sodium 513g; cholesterol 38mg; fiber 2g.

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