Phyllis Gesch


No one in my family growing up were ever seafood lovers, so this is a chowder with beef & red sauce instead. It's even better after it's been in the refrigerator for a few days!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
3 Hr
Stove Top


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  • 1 1/2 c
    elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    green pepper, chopped
  • 14 oz
    can of petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 14 oz
    can of kidney beans, drained
  • 1 jar(s)
    ragu spaghetti sauce, traditional flavor
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How to Make Chowder


  1. Brown meat. Sautee onion with meat about five minutes. Drain.
  2. Return meat & onions to pot. Add sauce, tomatoes, green pepper, kidney beans & a pinch of sugar. Check taste to see if it's salty/sweet enough. Cook on low for 2 hours.
  3. Add uncooked macaroni. Cook another 30 minutes on low.

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About Chowder

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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