Recipe: Johnny Marzetti

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I came across this recipe in one of my Gooseberry Patch cook books (Grandma’s Kitchen).   It says that the recipe originated from a a 1920’s restaurant in Ohio called Marzetti’s.   It was very easy to throw together and tasted really good.  I did add mushrooms and a little Italian seasoning to it.  Other than that, I did not make any changes, and there wasn’t a bite left!  That’s a great thing for me since I have some very picky eaters and usually have to fight to make them eat something they have not had before.  Not this time!!

 

Johnny Marzetti

2 Tbs. oil
1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 lb ground beef
28 oz.jar spaghetti sauce
1-1/2 c. prepared elbow macaroni
2 c. shredded cheddar cheese

Heat oil in skillet.  Add onion and green pepper; saute until softened.  Add ground beef; cook until beef is browned.  Stir in spaghetti sauce and macaroni; pour into an ungreased 13” x 9” baking pan.  Sprinkle with cheese.  Bake at 350* for 1 hour. Serves 4 to 6.

 

I now have another quick and easy recipe to add to my collection! 

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2 thoughts on “Recipe: Johnny Marzetti

  1. Your post title caught my attention…. how funny my mom used to make this when we were kids! I had no idea it originated from Ohio! I lived in Ohio all my life and never new that! I just thought it was a casserole of the basics in the fridge she created. i love this recipe!

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