This recipe is adapted from The Pioneer Woman's version.
I added green pepper and it gave it the perfect pop of flavor.
Sour Cream Noodle Bake (recipe source)
1.5 lbs ground beef
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1/2 green pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
8 oz. Egg noodles
1/2 c. sour cream
1 1/2 c. cottage cheese
1 c. grated shredded cheese
salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cook egg noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.
Brown ground beef with green pepper and onion until meat is completely cooked. Drain off fat. Season meat with Italian seasoning and some garlic powder.
In a medium size bowl, mix together sour cream and cottage cheese. Add noodles to mixture and stir to coat noodles. Season with salt and pepper.
In a baking dish, spread half of noodle mixture. Top with half meat mixture and 1/2 c. cheese. Repeat layers one time.
Bake 20 minutes.