Beef: Baked Linguine with Meat Sauce

posted by Terrytx 03-06-101 8:20 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Baked Linguine with Meat Sauce
Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Beef Casserole
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 pounds lean ground beef
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar
8 ounces uncooked linguine
1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 bunch green onions, chopped
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Cook beef and garlic in a Dutch oven, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink. Stir in tomatoes and next 4 ingredients; simmer 30 minutes. Set mixture aside.

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Place pasta in a lightly greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
Stir together sour cream, cream cheese, green onions. Spread over pasta. Top with meat sauce.

Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until yhoroughly heated. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese, and bake 5 more minutes or until cheese melts. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve with salad and bread; if desired.

Note: To lighten dish, use no-salt-added tomato products, light sour cream, light cream cheese, and reduced-fat Cheddar

Source: Southern Living-2/01

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