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Cavanaugh’s Beef Noodles with Tomatoes

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Sit down to a cozy dinner of Cavanaugh’s beef noodles with tomatoes. The thick egg noodles are perfect with beef make for a perfect comfort food meal.

plate of beef and tomato noodles with broccoli

      Are you looking for a new dinner recipe to feed you family? Look no further! Get your dutch oven out and stew some beef in a simple gravy and throw in some egg noodles. It will fill them up and have them coming back for more!

     This is one of the recipes that MiMi has made over the years and couldn’t wait to share on the blog.  Now, almost 4 years later I thought it would be fun to make it again and update the pictures a bit.

beef stew meat and onions in enameled dutch oven.

      It was the perfect dinner to warm us all up on a snowy day. Little Dude loved it and so did my husband, even if he couldn’t help but to put a little cheese on top!

     Now here is the original post from MiMi:

    Once upon a time, long long ago when I was a little girl, we had neighbors by the last name of Cavanaugh.  Mrs. Cavanaugh shared her noodle recipe with my mom, Maw Maw.

saucy beef and tomato mixture in dutch oven.

     If I remember correctly, she entered and won a contest sponsored by Kluski noodles.  The following is her recipe the way we remember it.

    Maw Maw doesn’t know what she would have done with the original recipe. It’s possible that I finally convinced her to look for her recipe box.

     I hope she finds it because she has some really good recipes in there.  For the most part, she just memorized all of the meals she made and rarely used a recipe.

egg noodles in beef and tomato sauce in dutch oven.

     She thinks I was probably between three and five years old when we got this recipe.  I remember when she let me shake the beef cubes in the bag of flour.

      I’m sure I had a lot of fun helping my mom make dinner.  I know that I really enjoyed eating this meal.  Maw Maw suggests serving it with broccoli.

plateful of egg noodles cooked in beef and tomato mixture served with broccoli.

     Whenever she has a tomato based meal, she likes to have a green vegetable as a side dish.  If you give this recipe a try you will understand why it won a recipe contest and why we still prepare it this many years later.

-MiMi

A few more recipes from MiMi’s Childhood:

Maw-Maw’s Lamb Curry

Maw-Maw’s Scalloped Potatoes and Pork Chops

Great-Grandma’s Egg Noodles

Yield: 12 Servings

Cavanaugh's Beef Noodles with Tomatoes

plateful of egg noodles cooked in beef and tomato mixture served with broccoli.

Are you looking for a new dinner recipe to feed you family? Look no further! Get your dutch oven out and stew some beef in a simple gravy and throw in some egg noodles. It will fill them up and have them coming back for more!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoon oil or shortening
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat
  • 1 onion, halved and cut into slices
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 Tablespoon Lawry’s salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 16 ounce package Kluski (or similar) noodles
  • 1 paper lunch sack or gallon zipper plastic bag

Instructions

  1. In dutch oven, heat the oil over medium high heat. Saute the onions in the oil.
  2. Meanwhile, put the flour and seasonings in the bag and shake to mix. Drop a handful of beef cubes in the flour. Shake them up then put into pan. Continue until all of the meat has been dredged and put into the pan. (I don’t like to shake off the flour because that is what makes a nice gravy)
  3. Stir occasionally until all of the beef is browned. Add water to cover the bottom of the pan about 1/2 inch. Cover and let simmer an hour or so.
  4. Cook the noodles according to package directions.
  5. Add the tomatoes to the beef. When heated through, stir in the noodles.
  6. Serve with broccoli… Maw Maw says you have to!

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 226Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 1185mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 26g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

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Are you looking for a new dinner recipe to feed you family? Look no further! Get your dutch oven out and stew some beef in a simple gravy and throw in some egg noodles. It will fill them up and have them coming back for more!

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Sunday 27th of January 2019

That sounds fantastic! Definitely a meal that would be husband approved!

Gayle S.

Friday 25th of January 2019

Could you cook this in a crock pot? How long?Thanks

Carlee

Saturday 26th of January 2019

I don't see why not! I would think 4-6 hours on low or 2-4 on high? A little longer wouldn't hurt anything and just add the pasta at the end.

Andrea Nine

Tuesday 15th of January 2019

Sounds so soul soothing! YUM!

Carlee

Monday 21st of January 2019

It really is!

Morsels of Life | CJ Huang

Friday 8th of May 2015

What a yummy looking recipe! Those passed down recipes are the best. :) Thanks for stopping by and sharing this on Five Friday Finds!

Carlee

Friday 8th of May 2015

When three (and now four) generations have enjoyed a recipe, you do have to figure it is pretty good! Thanks for hosting!

Miz Helen

Wednesday 6th of May 2015

What a yummy dish that we would just love! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Come Back Soon! Miz Helen

Carlee

Wednesday 6th of May 2015

We always enjoy it! Thank you so much for hosting and stopping by. See you tomorrow!