8 oz lean ground beef, cooked and drained
4 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup cottage cheese
3 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce (or you can use one 26 oz can of spaghetti sauce and then omit the shirley J seasoning)
1 1/2 T Shirley J Pizza and Pasta Seasoning
Mix softened cream cheese, sour cream, and cottage cheese in one bowl. In another bowl mix the cooked ground beef and tomato sauce and shirley J seasoning. In a 3-quart slow cooker, place a little bit of the sauce on the bottom. Then layer noodles, cream cheese mixture, and meat sauce two times. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 hours. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.
This is a little like a lasagna-type dish without all the work. I usually buy my spaghetti sauce and tomato sauce at case-lot sales. I've run out of spaghetti sauce but I still have plenty of tomato sauce. No worries, to make a yummy sauce all you have to do is add 1 tablespoon of the Shirley J pizza and pasta seasoning mix to a can of tomato sauce and voila you have a marinara. This was an easy dish and is a family favorite. 4 stars