Hamburger Cheese Bake

Hamburger Cheese Bake

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"A hearty traditional baked pasta dish. Try it with your favorite style of pasta and a loaf of crusty sourdough bread."
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servings 432 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 432 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 21.5 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 110 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 715 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. In a large pot cook with boiling salted water cook pasta until al dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat cook ground beef and chopped onions until brown. Stir in tomato sauce, sugar, salt, garlic, and pepper. Remove from heat.
  3. In a large bowl combine the cottage cheese, sour cream, softened cream cheese, green onion, and green bell pepper.
  4. To assemble, in a greased 11x7x1 1/2 inch baking dish spread half of the cooked and drained pasta. Top with half of the meat mixture. Cover with cheese mixture and remaining noodles and meat sauce. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
  5. Bake in a preheat 350 degree F(175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


  1. 77 Ratings

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Don't let the less-than-delicious name fool you, this is really good! The sauce is just "eh", so instead of this one, I use "world's best pasta sauce" from this site, cook the pasta, and mix wi...

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nothing special- expensive to make

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Don't let the less-than-delicious name fool you, this is really good! The sauce is just "eh", so instead of this one, I use "world's best pasta sauce" from this site, cook the pasta, and mix wi...

This is my husband's favorite! I make this one everytime I go out of town because I know it will keep him from eating fast food everyday! He even loved to share it with his guy friends, they a...

I gave it 5 stars, because, with a little adjusting, it will be perfect. Definately needs more sauce, and I think more hamburger, like a pound and a half. Also, I think the green pepper needs ...

My daughter recently became a vegetarian. So I substituted the beef for soy crumblers and also added shredded carrots to the garlic/onion mixture and sautéed . Added more sauce as previously sta...

We've made this twice, the first time for a potluck where it was very well liked, and I received several compliments(actually it was gone before I even got through the line, so I didn't even get...

This was fantastic! Of course, like so many others I modified the recipe. I sliced up 1 Italian sausage link and cooked it with the hamburger. I added 1 tsp. of Italian seasoning; I used 1/2 ...

We love this. My grandma makes it, and we always devour it. We just mix the meat and cheese mixture together, then add it to the noodles and bake it. Much easier!!!

nothing special- expensive to make

This was fabulous! I followed the recipe exactly, and my husband loved it so much he had seconds, and took some for lunch the next day.

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