French Onion-Beef-Noodle Bake

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

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8

Ingredients

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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    980mg
    980%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    40g
    40%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    25%;
    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.
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