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Crock Pot Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole
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Crock Pot Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole

Crock Pot Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole is full of pasta, ground beef, tomato sauce, sour cream, and 4 types of cheese. Pure comfort food.

Course Main Dish
Keyword Casserole, ground beef casserole
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 698kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Rotel tomatoes, undrained
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 (24-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 12 ounces uncooked cavatappi pasta
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Brown ground beef in a large nonstick skillet, breaking it apart as it cooks. When it is about halfway cooked, add the onion.
    Drain off excess grease.
  • Add tomato paste, diced tomatoes, Rotel tomatoes and Italian seasoning to ground beef. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Combine spaghetti sauce and water.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, cottage cheese, and sour cream until smooth. Stir in green onions and garlic powder.
  • Pour half of spaghetti sauce in the bottom of a 6-quart crock pot.
  • Add half the pasta to the crock pot.
  • Top with half the meat sauce.
  • Spread all of the cream cheese mixture over the meat sauce.
  • Add remaining pasta and top it with remaining meat sauce and then the remaining spaghetti sauce.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 3 hours.
  • Stir well. Sprinkle cheese on top and cover for another 10 minutes.


Calories: 698kcal