pasta & ground beef casserole

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Ellen Bales
from Indianapolis, IN

This has been sitting in my recipe file for decades and I don't think I've made it since before my husband passed. It's an easy dish to make and fills you up and tastes good too. Good if you're on a budget. 07-16-14

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pasta & ground beef casserole

  • 2 c
    elbow macaroni
  • 3 to 4 Tbsp
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    celery, chopped fine
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make pasta & ground beef casserole

  • 1
    Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
  • 2
    Place butter in a large skillet. Add onion and celery and cook slightly (5 minutes--do not brown) over medium-low heat. Add ground beef and fry until browned. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in tomato sauce and simmer, covered, until heated through.
  • 3
    Pour the hot meat sauce over the macaroni and serve immediately.