Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Today's Weight Watcher Recipe--6 point ground beef and noodle bake

Ground Beef & Noodle Bake
6 ounces uncooked medium egg noodles
1 pound ground round
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/3 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic -- minced
2 8-oz cans tomato sauce -- no salt-added
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 12-oz carton 1% low-fat cottage cheese
1 8-oz carton fat-free sour cream
1/3 cup chopped green onions
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese -- divided (3 oz)
cooking spray

Cook noodles according to package directions omitting salt and fat. Drain and set aside. Cook ground round and next 3 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain in a colander. Wipe drippings from skillet with a paper towel. Return meat mixture to skillet. Add tomato sauce, pepper, and salt. Combine cottage cheese and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in meat mixture, noodles, and 1/3 cup cheddar cheese. Spoon noodle mixture into a 2-quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Cover and chill casserole 8 hours.

Preheat oven to 350º F. Remove casserole from refrigerator; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Bake, covered, at 350 º for 20 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese. Bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes.

8 servings 6 weight watcher's points/serving


ary said...

mmmm.... yummy...

Kathryn said...

Had it tonight and it was delish!