Johnny Marzetti III

Johnny Marzetti III


"An easy school version of Johnny Marzetti. To freeze, don't add the cheese or bake ahead of time. Use your choice of elbow or egg noodles."


1 h 10 m servings 553 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 553 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 32.7 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 31 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 132 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 859 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot with boiling salted water cook pasta until al dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook ground beef until no pink remains. Add onions and celery and cook until they are softened. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in tomato soup, tomato sauce, and water. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. In a casserole dish, mix together the cooked and drained pasta with the meat mixture.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degree C) oven for 20 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle the top with grated Cheddar cheese and continue to cook until cheese is melted, about 3 to 5 minutes.
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  1. 35 Ratings


One of the best Johnny Marzetti recipes I've tried yet! Easy, versatile, makes a lot so leftovers are a definite the next day. We use elbow macaroni, and added extra cheese as a personal prefere...

I'm still looking for a recipe for something similar that my husband and I ate at school. When I read this, I thought I found it. I was disappointed. Although it's not bad, it's not particula...

Your version has become a family favorite. As with many good recipes, this tastes even better the next day after sitting in the fridge and reheated. Thank you for this great recipe.

I thought this was great. A big hit with my Husband and Son. I did use 2 cups of noodles istead of 1 cup(8oz). I also did not use as much cheese as called for.

This was delicious! My husband asked me to make more a couple of days later! I added about 2 or 3 tbsp Worchestershire Sauce...which I think makes it perfect! YUM! A keeper for sure!

I left out the tomato sauce, and added another half can of soup. It's just like my mom made when I was a kid :)

Yummy, i omitted the celery and still came out good. I also only used 1/2 C of water. will definiteyl make again. so quick and easy.

My kids really, really liked this recipe. I did omit the celery because my husband really detests it. I made it in the morning and stuck it in the fridge and hubby stuck it in the oven at dinn...

Very good for a quick fix. I used stew meat cut into small pieces instead of ground beef (because that is what i had) and I'm going to make it that way from now on. The bigger meat chunks were...