French Onion-Beef-Noodle Bake

French Onion-Beef-Noodle Bake

Croutons and Swiss cheese put a splendid spin on beef stroganoff.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

5
cups uncooked wide egg noodles (8 oz)
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
lb boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
4
medium onions, thinly sliced (4 cups)
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
3
cups beef broth
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper
2
cups seasoned croutons (4 oz)
2
cups shredded Swiss cheese (8 oz)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Cook and drain noodles as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in 5-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add beef, onions and mushrooms; cook about 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is browned on all sides, onions are soft and mushrooms are browned.
  3. Spread noodles in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Spoon beef mixture over noodles.
  4. In same Dutch oven, heat 2 1/2 cups of the broth to boiling over medium-high heat. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup broth and the flour until smooth. Stir flour mixture into boiling broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly and thickened. Stir in rosemary, salt and pepper. Pour over beef mixture; stir until well blended. Sprinkle with croutons, then cheese.
  5. Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until bubbly around edges and cheese is melted.
Makes 8 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve this hearty casserole with wedges of warm crusty bread.
Kitchen Tip
Make sure to give the onions enough time to caramelize. It's a slow process, but the flavor is well worth it.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 460
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 125mg;
  • Sodium 980mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 40g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.