Johnny Marzetti Recipe

  • 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
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In no way is this dish fancy, but it also isn't expensive: it's the perfect solution for low-key entertaining where you have to feed many people. What's a Johnny Marzetti? It's a beef and noodle dish eponymously named after the restaurant.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) sliced mushrooms, undrained
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces broad noodles

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter; add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  2. Add ground beef; cook until browned.
  3. Stir in tomato paste, water, mushrooms with liquid, celery, green pepper, vinegar, salt, pepper, and cheese.
  4. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Cook noodles until just tender in boiling salted water.
  6. Drain then mix with sauce.
  7. Cover and cook slowly for 30 minutes longer, or bake at 350° for 30 to 45 minutes.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 568
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 15 g
Unsaturated Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 151 mg
Sodium 523 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 46 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)