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       Title: Hearty Noodle Casserole *
  Categories: Casseroles, Pasta, Beef
       Yield: 12 Servings
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      16 oz Noodles; fine
   1 1/2 lb Ground beef
     1/2 c  Onions; chopped
       1 cn Cream of mushroom soup
       1 cn Cream of chicken soup
       3 c  Cheddar cheese; cubed
     3/4 c  Milk
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Pepper
       1 c  Chow mein noodles
       1 c  Cashew pieces
   Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain;
   rinse with hot water. Heat oven to 350~F. In a large
   skillet, brown ground beef and onion; drain. In a
   large bowl, combine soups, cheese, milk, salt, pepper.
   Add cooked ground beef and noodles; stir gently. Pour
   into 2 ungreased 2 quart casseroles. Cover: bakeat
   350~F for 25 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
   Uncover; sprinkle with chow mein noodles and cashews.
   Bake an additional 10 minutes. Each casserole makes 6
   (1 1/3 cup) servings. To freeze casserole, place in
   the freezer after the casserole is mixed, before
   baking. To prepare, thaw completely; increase baking
   time to 45 to 55 minutes. Colby cheese may be used
   instead of cheddar cheese. Peanuts may be used instead
   of cashews.