Beef And Chili Casserole Recipe

Beef And Chili Casserole picture


Preparation Time2 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 2 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Vegetable cooking spray1
 Ground chuck1 Pound
 Green onions1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 No salt tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 Can)
 Chili powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Hot cooked egg noodles3 Cup (48 tbs), without salt
 Low fat cottage cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Plain low-fat yogurt1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Green chilies4 Ounce, drained and chopped (1 Can)
 Monterey jack cheese/3/4 cup3 Ounce, shredded

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 622 Calories from Fat 295

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g51.7%

Saturated Fat 14.2 g70.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 140.3 mg

Sodium 454.3 mg18.9%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 9.2 g

Protein 39 g77.8%

Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 136.1%

Calcium 29% Iron 21.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Take a large skillet and coat it with cooking spray.
2) Take a 12-x 8- x 2-inch baking dish and coat with cooking spray.

3) Add meat and onions to the skillet; cook until browned, stirring to crumble meat.
4) Drain the meat well from skillet; pat with paper towels to remove excess oil.
5) With paper towel, wipe pan drippings from skillet.
6) Return meat to skillet; stir in tomato sauce, chili powder, and garlic powder.
7) Cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8) Set the mixture aside.
9) In the bottom of the baking dish, spoon cooked egg noodles and spread evenly.
10) Combine cottage cheese, yogurt, and chiles.
11) Spoon the mixture over noodles.
12) Spread reserved beef mixture over cottage cheese mixture.
13) Cover the baking sheet and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
14) Remove from oven, and sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese.
15) Bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

16) Serve the casserole along with crusty bread and green salad.