Poor Man Husband Casserole

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You can’t go wrong settling for this Poor man husband Casserole kind of recipe because it is super easy and straightforward to prepare. When you think of preparing tasty but healthy and pocket-friendly meals, then you should look in the direction of Poor man husband Casserole. It doesn’t just get better than with a meal that can keep your wallet happy. With rich ingredients like cheese, tomato sauce, sour cream, etc. this simple dinner casserole recipe will be enriching your body with the needed nutrients to grow right and limit weight gain.

The good thing about Poor man husband Casserole is that the ingredients can be modified to have in it whatever anyone desires, so you can go ahead with whatever you have at home or go with our ingredients. The truth is that either way you will have a super tasty and delicious Poor man husband Casserole dish that everyone will commend you for. You just need to follow our simple recipe and before you know it delicious and super-rich dinner is served.


Preparation: 20 – 25 minutes
Cook time: 20 – 25 minutes
Total: 40 – 50 minutes
Servings: 8


You will need the following ingredients to prepare Poor man husband Casserole

11/2 cup of cheddar cheese, shredded
1 pound ground beef
8 ounces cream cheese
Garlic to taste
8 ounces egg noodles
One teaspoon sugar
8 ounces tomato sauce (2 cans)
One teaspoon salt

Directions/ preparations

Step 1: Start with preheating the oven to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees C

Step 2: Cook and drain ground beef (you can use garlic, 1 pound ground beef, salt, onion, garlic, pepper, dried basil, pepper, and tomatoes) simply combine little of onions, garlic, green pepper, and beef, in a large pan. Cook and stir the beef still brown. Go ahead to add other ingredients and simmer for 3 minutes. If you like you can as well add to the beef mixture, a 4.5oz can of Old El Paso chopped green chiles. You drain the ground beef and set aside.

Step 3: Pour your egg noodles into a small saucepan, cook for some minutes drain it and set aside

Step 4: Pour the beef into another pan; pour in salt, sugar, and the tomato sauce mix them. Cover and simmer this time for about 15 minutes

Step 5: Now, combine your cream cheese and sour cream and mix them in a small bowl. Layer, in order twice sour cream mixture, noodles, and meat. Go ahead to sprinkle the cheddar cheese on top

Step 6: You can now bake for about 20 minutes at 360 degrees.

The nutritional value per serving of this recipe

Servings per recipe:8


Total fat: 19.1

Saturated fat: 9.4g

Cholesterol: 67mg

Sodium: 1022mg

Potassium: 634mg

Carbohydrates: 29g

Magnesium: 50mg

Iron: 2mg

Calcium: 263mg

Folate: 41mcg

Vitamin C: 11mg

Vitamin B6: 0mg

Niacin Equivalents: 8mg

Vitamin A: 549Lu

Exchange other carbs: 2

Protein: 20.5g

Sugar: 3g

Fiber: 3.5g

Expert tips about this recipe

You can switch the ground beef for whatever meat you have at home, maybe a ground chicken or ground turkey. If you want to go the healthy route top it up with enough veggie like lettuces, garlic, olives and tomatoes. You will relish this without compromising on your health.

You can have your Poor man husband Casserole alongside a salad. You can simply use what is available, whether some shredded lettuce, chunks of avocado, cherry tomatoes, etc. you can use your sour cream on them or use a spicy red sauce to make your dressing or have the dressing your way to savour your dish
Try to cook this dish evenly to have all the ingredients well prepared, if you are not ready to consume it, it will best to use aluminium foil to preserve it, and this will help to keep it moist. It is tastier when it is consumed hot or a bit warm.

Cooking tips to enable weight loss

Avoid adding more than necessary salt or sodium to your meals; forget the measure of salt recommended for each recipe, excess sodium, increases secretion of insulin in the body. This hormone naturally turns sugar into fat, causing massive weight gain.

You love to consume chicken, then go ahead but remove the chicken skin. This is because each piece of chicken contains 6g of fat and 69 calories. So cut these calories off in your meals

Cut down on the coating of your pan with whatever spray; you are piling up calories even on your veggies by doing so. If you need to sauté your veggie, it will be healthier to use the chicken broth, and you will cut off calories too. You can achieve the same result if you want to sauté your veggie by adding a few tablespoons of broth in a pan and stir in the vegetables.

Don’t overcook your pasta to have satisfying bites from your pasta which will keep you full for a long time. The fact is that hot water does break down the bonds between starch molecules and as such, the longer one boils pasta, the faster the body will convert it (the carbs) into fuel. This will then set off a quick rise in blood sugar that will induce hunger and of course, consuming more food to satisfy hunger leads to consuming more calories and of course there will be rapid weight gain.

Add hot sauce to your meals like fresh peppers, cayenne pepper, and red pepper flakes to your meals. You will get filled quickly and take in fewer calories during your eating periods.


Poor man husband Casserole recipe is a fantastic recipe I got from my colleague. I love it because it can be modified in different ways; with just addition of some ingredients, you can lay your hands on or already have in your kitchen. So go ahead and try this simple but tasty and healthy meal out and I’m sure you will have fun putting Poor man husband Casserole recipe together. Creativity is vital; you can leave feedback in the comment section to let us know how you prepared yours.