Creamy Tomato Beef Skillet
  • 1 lb. ground beef browned
  • 1/2 an onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
For the day of cooking:
  • 16 oz. package of egg noodles
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar jack cheese or Parmesan if you prefer
Assembly instructions:
  1. Brown the ground beef. Allow to cool slightly.
  2. Place the ground beef in a large resealable freezer bag.
  3. Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, tomato sauce, seasonings, heavy cream, brown sugar, and beef stock.
Skillet cooking instructions:
  1. Remove the bag from the freezer. Thaw.
  2. Cook the egg noodles according to the package directions. In the meantime, place the freezer bag contents in a large skillet on the stovetop.
  3. Cook on medium until the flavours and well blended. Stir in the flour and allow the sauce to thicken somewhat.
  4. Turn the heat to low and let the sauce simmer while you finish cooking the pasta. When noodles are cooked, drain well, and add them to the skillet.
  5. Stir all together so that the meat sauce and the egg noodles are well mixed. Sprinkle the skillet ingredients with the grated cheese and stir just until cheese melts. Serve immediately.