Italian Ground Beef Casserole
This easy Italian ground beef casserole with noodles, marinara sauce, cheese, and crispy, flavorful seasoned breadcrumbs is pure comfort food! Pair the hearty, satisfying pasta bake with a Caesar salad and garlic bread for the ultimate family meal. It's also a simple make-ahead dinner for busy days!
1 lb. ground beef
1 c diced onion
1 clove garlic
12 oz marinara sauce
14.5 oz can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano
1/2 t Italian seasoning
3/4 c shredded Italian 5-cheese blend
1 T salted butter
1/3 c seasoned panko breadcrumbs
2 T grated Parmesan
kosher salt and ground black pepper
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish; set aside.
- In a large pot of well-salted water, cook the pasta according to the package directions for 1 minute less than al dente....
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