ITALIAN CASSEROLE
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 8 ounce can tomato sauce(no added sugar)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning, or to taste
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded, 1 cup
  • Topping:
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly shredded parmesan cheese *
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded, 1 cup
DIRECTIONS
  1. Brown the meats along with the garlic, onions and mushrooms; season with a little salt and pepper. Drain fat; stir in the remaining ingredients. Adjust the seasoning if necessary and put in a greased 7x11" baking dish.
  2. Combine the topping ingredients and spoon over the surface of the meat mixture. Spread evenly with a spatula. Bake at 350ยบ about 40 minutes until the topping is nicely browned.
  3. Makes 8 servings
  4. * The canned kind of parmesan works just as well and costs less.