This was a I don't want to go grocery shopping today..what's in the fridge...mini bell peppers, a few stalks of celery, and 2 onions, I used only the smallest one;1/2 bag shredded cheddar cheese. The pantry looked sad- 2 cans of tomato soup, a bag of pasta, some spices. The freezer had 2 packages of ground beef- I took out one....and this is the recipe I made....Maybe I'll go shopping tomorrow...ugh..but worst of all is putting the groceries away when I get home....I guess my energy is low with this warm weather we are having..105 today....well that's a lot cooler that June's 110!!
1Cook pasta in boiling water for 6 minutes.Drain set aside,cover. If baking in the oven -heat oven to 350^ and spray a 3 quart casserole;set aside.
2In a large electric skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté celery, peppers and onion until tender.
Add the ground beef; salt, pepper Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder; cook until the beef is no longer pink.
3Gently stir in both cans of tomato soup, undiluted, then stir in 1 cup of the cheese.
If serving from the electric skillet , sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese on top just before serving.
4If baking place mixture in the prepared casserole dish and top with the 1/2 cope of cheese. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve hot.
NOTE: This can be made with any other meat,and use 3 cut up zucchini in place of the bell peppers, and instead of cooked pasta use cooked rice....