Taco Noodle Bake

This is an easy, flavorful meal to throw together on the weeknights. You can make it as spicy, or not, as you’d like.

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Servings: 6


1 lb ground beef

3/4 c chopped onion

1 tsp minced garlic

2 Tbsp taco seasoning

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

1 c water

1 can(s) (15 oz) tomato sauce

1 lb egg noodles, cooked and drained

16 oz cottage cheese (2 cups)

1/2 c sour cream

1 Tbsp flour

2 tsp beef bouillon granules

1/4 c chopped green onion

1/4 c chopped green pepper

2 c shredded cheddar jack cheese


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  2. Brown ground beef and onion in a skillet with garlic, taco seasoning, and cayenne pepper. Drain.
  3. Add water and tomato sauce.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, stir together cottage cheese, sour cream, flour, and bouillon granules. Mix well.
  6. Add cooked noodles, green onion, and green pepper.
  7. Spoon noodle mixture into a greased 9×13 pan.