Company Hot dish
1 pkg. (8 oz.) Noodles (your choice)
2 tbsp. unsalted Butter
1½ lb. Ground Beef
1 tsp. Salt
½ tsp. Black Pepper
½ tsp. Garlic Powder
1 can (8 oz.) Tomato Sauce
1 cup Cottage Cheese
1 cup Sour Cream
6 Green Onions, sliced using white and some of green parts
¾ cup (plus extra) Cheddar Cheese, grated
Olives & Parsley, optional
Cook noodles according to package, rinse and drain. While noodles are cooking, brown the ground beef in the melted butter. Then add salt, pepper, garlic powder and tomato sauce. Continue cooking another 5 minutes. Combine cottage cheese, sour cream, onions, cheddar cheese and cooked noodles. In a buttered 2 quart baking dish, alternate layers of the noodle and meat mixtures. Start with the noodle one and end with the meat mixture. Sprinkle the extra cheddar cheese on top and place in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly. Just before serving, place slices of stuffed olives and chopped parsley around the edge of dish if using.
Note: You could use ground turkey, chicken, pork or lamb in this dish too.
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