Hamburger Casserole

Enjoy this cooking demonstration of the Hamburger Casserole recipe from Junior League of Lafayette’s “Talk About Good!” cookbook.

Hamburger Casserole, “Talk About Good!” p.296

2 Tbsp butter

1 tsp salt

1 (8 oz) package of noodles

½ cup grated Cheddar cheese

1 ½ lb. hamburger meat

½ tap pepper

10-12 shallots

4 cloves garlic

2 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce

1 (3 oz.) package cream cheese

1 carton sour cream

Melt butter. Toss in meat, fry until browned. Crush garlic and mix with meat along with salt, pepper, and tomato sauce. Cook 15-20 minutes. Cook noodles in boiling water 15-20 minutes. Drain. Preheat oven at 350 degrees. Finely chop shallots and mix with softened cream cheese and sour cream. Grease casserole dish lightly with butter. Put layer of noodles in bottom. Spread about 1/3 cheese mixture, then 1/3 meat mixture, until casserole is filled. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over top. Bake 15-25 minutes, or until quite bubbly.

Mrs. W.R. Bullpen, Jr.