Johnny Marzetti Casserole


Posted: October 8

Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

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Feeling nostalgic? Try this delicious Johnny Marzetti Casserole recipe! This is the perfect savory meal — with juicy ground beef and tender pasta slathered in creamy cheese! This classic dish paired with some garlic bread makes for an unforgettable family dinner!


Ingredients

• 1 1/2 pounds ground beef • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste • 1 (1.31-ounce) package sloppy joe seasoning mix • 1 1/4 cups water • 4 cups elbow macaroni • 1 (15.25-ounce) can corn, drained • 1 (8-ounce) package shredded cheddar cheese, divided • 1 (4-ounce) can mushrooms, sliced and drained (optional)

Directions

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

To begin, in a skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef, then drain.

Step 3

Stir in the tomato paste, seasoning mix, and water, heating and stirring until fully combined.

Step 4

Spoon the mixture into a 13x9-inch baking pan that has been lightly greased.

Step 5

Mix in the corn, macaroni, mushrooms (if desired), and 1 cup of cheese.

Step 6

Bake for 45 minutes, uncovered.

Step 7

Drizzle with the remaining cheese, then place in the oven until the cheese is fully melted.