Grandma's easy one pot macaroni dinner

Tracy McBurney


This recipe was handed down from my Mom's Mother. It really didn't have a name but it is the best tasting easy dish ever!

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10 approx.


25 Min


30 Min


Stove Top


1 1/2 lb
barilla elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
6 can(s)
(10 3/4 oz) tomato soup
2 medium
sweet onions, chopped
1 lb
good smoked bacon, fried and crumbled
5 can(s)
water (use empty soup cans)
1 Tbsp
dried parsley
salt & pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

In 6 Qt. pot, sauté bacon until crispy. Remove, let cool a bit, crumble and set aside leaving bacon grease in pot. Add chopped onion to pot and sauté until transparent. Remove onions and drain excess grease from pot.
Combine in pot, onions, crumbled bacon, cooked macaroni, tomato soup, water, salt & pepper & parsley. Stir and simmer on medium heat for 30 minutes or until the macaroni starts to absorb the soup. Remove from heat and let stand for 15-20 minutes to thicken a bit.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Collection: One-Pot Meals
Hashtags: #bacon, #pasta