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Cheesy Cream Cheese Hamburger Pasta Casserole

Cheesy Cream Cheese Hamburger Pasta Casserole -  is a delicious comfort food casserole. My family has been making this ooey gooey cheesy casserole for years.
Course Pasta
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 small green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 small red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 oz cream cheese, at room temp or microwave for a minute to soften
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese or mozzarella
  • 12 oz pasta of your choice cooked al dente
  • 3 cups pasta sauce of your choice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°.

    In a large skillet over medium-high heat, saute the hamburger and cook until almost cooked through.

     Add the onion,  peppers, garlic  salt and pepper ad cook  until the veggies are cooked through.

    In a medium saucepan boil water for pasta . Add pasta and cook until pasta is just al dente. Do not over cook as the pasta will continue to cook in the oven. Drain.

    Add the cream cheese. If you didn't leave it out at room temperature you can microwave it for a minute in the microwave.  Add sour cream and Parmesan cheese.

    In a sprayed 9"x 13"  casserole dish, add the pasta mixture. Then add the hamburger mixture and sauce on top and stir until everything is loosely combined.,

    Top with the shredded cheddar or mozzarella.

     Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes, or until the casserole is heated through. Serve immediately.