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Double-Cheese Beef Pasta

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 45 min.

Makes

6-8 servings

Provolone and mozzarella cheeses star in this comforting pasta dish. My mother shared the recipe with me when I was married more than 50 years ago.—Marilyn Pearson, Billings, Montana
Double-Cheese Beef Pasta Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked medium shell pasta
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained and finely chopped
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 package (6 ounces) sliced provolone cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the spaghetti sauce, tomatoes, mushrooms, garlic, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Drain pasta; place half in a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Top with half of the beef mixture. Layer with sour cream and provolone cheese. Top with remaining pasta and beef mixture. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 649 calories, 35g fat (18g saturated fat), 140mg cholesterol, 1027mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 4g fiber), 40g protein.

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