Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale

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  • Baked
  • One Pot/Pan

Like Hamburger Helper but only Healthier!

  • Serves 8
  • Easy



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Looking for an awesome kid friendly hamburger recipe? Well look no further than this delicious Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale dish.

Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale

This homemade recipe is very similar to “hamburger helper”. So if you and your family have like boxed hamburger helper in the past, then trust me you will love this.

If your not familiar with hamburger helper than may I ask where have you been the past few decades? Just kidding. 

Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale

As that boxed stuff was definitely was and still is a staple food in most North American homes. Now I do not mean to be of insult, because perhaps you have never heard of it or have lived in North America that long.

And so in that case you would not know what im talking about at all. For the rest of you i’m sure memories of the stuff are flooding into your thoughts by now.

Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale

Well this recipe is similar to that boxed stuff, however mine is way better and healthier for you. And that is because we are making it from scratch verses a boxed brand which uses way to much salt. Plus we are adding fresh kale and real cheddar cheese, hello!

Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale

So believe me when I say that this recipe definitely cannot compare to any of the box stuff I just mentioned. 

This recipe will feed a family of 8 or if there is less of you, feel free to freeze some for the days to come.

Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale

Also you can go ahead and bake two batches. Just double the recipe with my easy to use recipe adjuster above and then simply use two baking pans. This recipe does well as leftovers and can be frozen into a few meal preps.

Note: You can use beef stock to replace the milk if desired.

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Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale

Beef Noodle Casserole with Kale

Like Hamburger Helper but only Healthier!


  • 1 1/2 pounds Hamburger
  • 12 oz Egg noodles
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese
  • 3 cups Kale
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 tbsp Parsley
  • 2 tbsp Heinz Tomato Ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire
  • 1 cup Passata sauce
  • 3 Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Salt and pepper


  1. Start by brining one pot of salted water to a boil, then add in the egg noodles. Cook till al dente, strain and set aside.
  2. Now in a large frying pan saute the hamburger and diced onion till browned, then add in the minced garlic and saute one more minute. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  3. Remove everything from the pan and add to a medium baking dish. Add the chopped kale, passata sauce, worcestershire sauce, cooked hamburger, cooked pasta and seasons. Top with shredded cheese.
  4. Bake at 350 f for 15 minutes. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 863Total Fat: 44gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 178mgSodium: 2358mgCarbohydrates: 72gFiber: 5gSugar: 9gProtein: 47g

These calculations are based off Nutritionix

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