1 pound ground beef
1 cup onion, chopped
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
fresh ground black pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
16 ounces tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried basil (more if using fresh)
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
8 ounce package dried egg noodles
6 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup sour cream
4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 350.
Brown hamburger, breaking into small pieces.
Add onion and garlic to the meat.
Season with salt and pepper.
When onion is translucent, add tomato sauce and herbs. (here, you could sub your favorite pasta sauce)
Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes.
In a separate pot, cook noodles according to package directions; drain.
Combine sliced green onions, sour cream and cubed cream cheese in a small bowl.
Mix meat mixture, noodles, and sour cream mixture.
Pour into a buttered 9x13 casserole dish.
Top with mozzarella cheese.
Bake at 350 for 1 hour. (Serves 8)