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Johnny Marzetti with Noodles

This is my version of Johnny Marzetti, which is similar to a Chili Mac without the heat.  It is a hit in my household.  I'll have to update this with pictures some time but they eat it all up too fast!

Johnny Marzetti with Noodles

  • 1 pound ground beef (or ground turkey for a heart healthy option)
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 16 ounces tomatoes, diced or crushed, undrained
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • .125 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (to taste)
  • 8 oz noodles (egg, elbows, small shells, or our favorite...wheels will do)
  • cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Boil water for the egg noodles and cook as you prepare the rest of this dish. 
  • Brown the ground beef and onion adding salt/pepper to taste. Drain the fat off. 
  • Add in Worcestershire sauce
  • Add in the tomatoes, green peppers. 
  • Simmer a few minutes (add water if needed to desired consistency)
  • Drain cooked noodles and place them in large serving bowl or pot an top with beef mixture
  • Top with cheddar cheese.  
  This would freezes well too.


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