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Johnny Marzetti (Baked Pasta Casserole)
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Preparations

  1. Step 1

    For a simple, homemade tomato sauce:
Saute garlic in some olive oil until fragrant. Add a can of tomatoes and sprinkle in a teaspoon or two of Italian herbs.

    For a simple, homemade tomato sauce:
    Saute garlic in some olive oil until fragrant. Add a can of tomatoes and sprinkle in a teaspoon or two of Italian herbs.

  2. Step 2

    Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Add salt & pepper to taste. If it seems a little acidic, add a teaspoon or two of sugar.

    Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Add salt & pepper to taste. If it seems a little acidic, add a teaspoon or two of sugar.

  3. Step 3

    Prepare the rest of the ingredients: Chop the onion and bell pepper, and slice the mushrooms.

    Prepare the rest of the ingredients: Chop the onion and bell pepper, and slice the mushrooms.

  4. Step 4

    Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Boil pasta and drain.

    Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Boil pasta and drain.

  5. Step 5

    Sauté onion in oil until softened, about 3 minutes.

    Sauté onion in oil until softened, about 3 minutes.

  6. Step 6

    Add mushrooms and fry until juices are released, about 5 minutes. If using the green peppers, saute them along with the mushrooms too.

    Add mushrooms and fry until juices are released, about 5 minutes. If using the green peppers, saute them along with the mushrooms too.

  7. Step 7

    Add beef and cook, stirring, breaking up clumps, until no longer red.

    Add beef and cook, stirring, breaking up clumps, until no longer red.

  8. Step 8

    Remove from heat and mix in tomato sauce and all but about 1/2 cup of cheese (you need some to top the casserole).

    Remove from heat and mix in tomato sauce and all but about 1/2 cup of cheese (you need some to top the casserole).

  9. Step 9

    Transfer to a large, greased baking dish and add pasta. Toss gently to mix. Scatter remaining cheese on top.

    Transfer to a large, greased baking dish and add pasta. Toss gently to mix. Scatter remaining cheese on top.

  10. Step 10

    Bake, uncovered, until browned and bubbling (30 - 35 minutes).

    Bake, uncovered, until browned and bubbling (30 - 35 minutes).

  11. Step 11

    Done! Dish out and enjoy!!

    Done! Dish out and enjoy!!

  12. Step 12

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

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