Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Florentine Casserole

  • 6 oz. farfalle, cooked until tender
  • 2-3 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1 lb. ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 10 oz pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained, divided
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  1. Preheat oven to 375°.  Lightly grease a 2-quart casserole dish.  Mix the beef with the spaghetti sauce and fold into cooked noodles until well blended.  Cool.
  2. Mix together sour cream and cottage cheese.
  3. In prepared pan, place half the noodle mixture.  Scatter half the spinach over the noodles and top with half the sour cream/cottage cheese mixture.  Sprinkle with half the Parmesan cheese.  
  4. Repeat layers.  Bake 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden on top.  

1 comment:

  1. This is like a lasagna. I love it. You can use 1 jar for the spaghetti sauce. I would probably add some garlic to the beef and maybe some herbs to the sauce.