Gunk on Noodles

Gunk on Noodles

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"My mother came up with this wonderfully simple dish on a snowy Michigan night when all she had on hand was a pound of ground beef. My father and I just loved it, and when Dad asked her what it was called she laughed and said 'Gunk on Noodles.' The silly name stuck, and I've been making it for my family for 25 years. A quick meal made with items we all have on hand."

Ingredients

40 m servings 475 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 475 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 19.4 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.9g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 28 g
  • 56%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 564 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place the egg noodles in the pot, cook 6 to 8 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef 10 minutes, or until evenly brown. Mix in the onion and garlic, and cook until onion is tender. Mix in the tomato paste, mushrooms and juice, sugar, butter, and Worcestershire sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Continue to cook and stir 5 minutes, until bubbly and heated through. Serve over the cooked noodles.

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This was so easy and tasty! My daughter loved it! I did use minced garlic (we love it!) about 2 tablespoons, and I used 2 tablespoons of worsterchire sauce too! Omitted the mushrooms- not our ...

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Didn't care for this one. It was easy though.

This was so easy and tasty! My daughter loved it! I did use minced garlic (we love it!) about 2 tablespoons, and I used 2 tablespoons of worsterchire sauce too! Omitted the mushrooms- not our ...

Very good and simple to make. My 3 yr old loved it and so did my husband. I used rainbow rotini since we had it on hand and went ahead and mixed the sauce with the noodles before serving it. I a...

Perfect for our snowy night, thanks! I didn't have mushrooms and the 'gunk' was too thick without the juice so I added some water. I'm not sure which my kids liked more, the meal or the name!

I thought it was great! I had to change a few of items but it was great

Didn't care for this one. It was easy though.

Really good! I didnt think I would like it by the recipe list, but it turned out great and my kids ate all of it. Thanks!

We didn't care for this too much, too tomatoe pastey tasting for our taste.

I made this last night and my husband just loved it. We are also big fans of garlic so of course I had to use more. When I added the tomato paste and also added 6 ozs of warm water to it, to mak...

A great dish for picky eaters! My kids loved it and best of all it is so fast and easy to prepare, just add a salad and bread and viola dinner is served.