Rating: 4 stars
34 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2

You can use lamb or beef in this hearty main dish casserole recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Kritsada Panichgul

Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
bake:
35 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and rinse. In large skillet cook meat, onion, and garlic until meat is brown. Drain off fat. Stir in tomato sauce, wine, oregano, and cinnamon. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Gradually stir meat mixture into 1 beaten egg; set aside.

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  • In medium saucepan melt butter; stir in flour and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in 1/4 cup Parmesan; set aside. Combine 2 eggs and remaining Parmesan. To assemble, spread 2 tablespoons cheese sauce in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. Top with 3 noodles, one-third each of the meat sauce, remaining cheese sauce, and olives. Drizzle with one-third of egg-Parmesan mixture; sprinkle with one-third each of cheeses. Repeat layers twice. Bake, uncovered, 35 to 40 minutes or until hot. Let stand 10 minutes. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

372 calories; fat 22g; cholesterol 128mg; saturated fat 12g; carbohydrates 21g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 4g; protein 21g; vitamin a 534.5IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.5mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 56.4mcg; vitamin b12 1.6mcg; sodium 588mg; potassium 222mg; calcium 333.2mg; iron 2mg.
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