A family favorite made with Penne noodles – also called a Penne Noodle Casserole.


Ground beef -1 pound

Pasta Sauce: 1 – 2 jars

Cream of mushroom soup

These are what I used.

Penne noodles – 1 box

Cheese – I like a bit of both of these types






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How to make Midwesteroni

Step 1 – brown the beef in a pan until fully cooked.

Step 2 – Season the meat to your taste

Step 3 – Boil the penne noodles (the box will tell you how long) Use the entire box

Step 4 – Drain the noodles

Step 5 – Add the following into the pot with drained noodles:

  • Pasta sauce – 1 whole jar
  • Cream of mushroom soup

Mix well

Step 6 – add to that mixture

  • Ground beef
  • cheese – use a mixture of both cheeses ( about half a bag)

Mix well

Step 7 -Preheat oven to 375 degrees then  spray or grease the bottom of 13×9 inch pan

Step 8 – Add all of mixture into pan

Step 9 – Add cheese on top

Step 10 – Put it in the oven to bake for about 20-25 minutes, until light golden brown on top


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