Dad's Favorite Casserole


"This is a great church potluck recipe -- a heavier meal, but good for those cold days after shoveling snow...."


1 h servings 477 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 477 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 21.6 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 27.1 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 798 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease a large casserole dish.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until evenly brown. Drain grease. Mix in garlic, and season with salt and pepper. Stir in spinach, and cook until heated through. Stir in the uncooked egg noodles, and transfer to the prepared casserole dish. Mix in cream of mushroom soup and milk, and sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven, until bubbly.
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  1. 19 Ratings


After reading all the reviews I made a few changes. First was adding more cloves of garlic. Next I substituted the fat free soup for the regular version. Instead of using the uncooked noodles...

I'm always wary when a recipe calls for uncooked noodles. This recipe definitely needs pre-cooked noodles or you'll end up with a crunchy layer of dry noodles on the top of your casserole. Ver...

It had too much spinach for us. I don't think I'll make this again.

Mine turned out a bad version of Hamburger Helper. Not recommended.

No flavor and very starchy.

After reading the reviews, I added extra milk (for dryness), cheese, and fresh ground nutmeg (for flavor). I also stirred halfway thru to keep the top layer of pasta from being hard. Worked fi...

I added chives, 1/2 teaspoon of A1 sauce, parmaesan cheese with the cheddar. My family liked it.

if you want the noodles fully cooked and not crunchy, cook a little ahead of time.

This is something I don't plan on making again. The noodles should have been precooked, and there needed to be more spices or something, a very bland meal that my family did not enjoy.