Southwest Pasta Bake

Southwest Pasta Bake

 

 

Try this easy breezy southwest pasta bake. This easy casserole recipe consists of 9 ingredients, including ground beef and picante sauce.

 

Southwest Pasta Bake

Course Casserole, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Southwestern

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz corkscrew pasta cooked and drained
  • 1 lb lean ground beef browned and drained
  • 3/4 c prepared medium picante sauce or salsa
  • 1 c sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 t ground cumin
  • 1/4 t black pepper
  • 16 oz cottage cheese
  • 10 oz package frozen corn thawed and drained

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, salsa, and corn.
  • In a small bowl, combine egg, cottage cheese, pepper, and cumin.
  • Place 1/2 beef mixture in bottom of 1.5 to 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Add pasta on top of beef.
  • Add cottage cheese mixture on top of pasta.
  • Top off with remaining beef mixture.
  • Add cheese to top of casserole.
  • In a 350 degree preheated oven, bake casserole for 30 to 40 minutes, or until heated through.
Keyword Southwest pasta bake, southwest pasta casserole