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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