Johnny Marzetti IV

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  • Published Jul 14th
  • Servings4
  • Calories834
I first had this over 13 years ago when my son was born. My brother, who is great cook, gave me this recipe. It is an easy dish that can be made ahead and refrigerated.

Johnny Marzetti IV Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Johnny Marzetti IV for 4 servings:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package wide egg noodles
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can sliced mushrooms
  • 1 pinch garlic salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

Johnny Marzetti IV Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Johnny Marzetti IV easily:

  1. 1 Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.
  2. 2 In a large skillet, cook ground beef, onion, and mushrooms. Drain grease. Mix in garlic salt, ground black pepper, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and tomato sauce. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. 3 In a greased 2 quart casserole dish, layer half of the cooked egg noodles, then half of the sauce mixture, followed by half of the grated cheese. Repeat.
  4. 4 Bake in a preheated 375 degree (190 degree C) oven for 20 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 834 calories; 45.2 grams of fat; 61.6 grams of carbohydrates; 45.8 grams of protein; 192 milligrams of cholesterol; 1802 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 18th 2011

    My family said this tasted like hamburger helper. They like hamburger helper, so why go to the extra trouble to make this recipe then.

  2. Sep 20th 2010

    Love this recipe and have been making this exact recipe with no changes for a few years now. My husband loves it too!

  3. May 28th 2010

    We used to have this all the time growing up in Ohio - where Marzetti was started. We've always made it with elbow noodles, so I made that substitution - otherwise, it was just how I remembe ...

  4. Jun 16th 2009

    My teenagers really, really love this recipe! Just now my son asked me to make it for the second time and he won't take no for an answer ;-)

  5. Jan 21st 2007

    This was fairly tasty and just what I was looking for. An adult version of beefaroni. I left out the mushrooms, used medium cheddar cheese, and added 4 cloves of minced garlic in with the me ...

  6. Dec 29th 2006

    This was pretty good. I ommitted the mushrooms as no one in my family would like them. I also put in some garlic cloves, and added some Italian Seasoning, as previous reviews had said it was ...

  7. Jul 22nd 2001

    Great recipe! My husband and kids all like it. I added two cloves garlic, an extra can of tomato sauce and some extra cheese. Really easy and delicious!

  8. Nov 17th 2000

    VERY GOOD AND EASY TO MAKE. MY KIDS REALLY LIKED IT, BUT I LEFT OUT THE MUSHROOMS,(husband and kids won't eat them).

  9. Aug 10th 2000

    My whole family loves this dish - my husband, my teenage on, my preteen daughter and my picky 9 year old. I shared it with a neighbor and her family likes it too.I use 1 1/2 lbs of meat ...