American Chop Suey

American Chop Suey Recipe

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Debbie Hewitt

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@fineleather

This recipe has been in my family for years! I can remember my Mom making this when I was just a little girl! We all love it, and hope you do too!!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4 comfortably
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 medium
onion, diced
1 large
green pepper, diced
2 tsp
thyme
1 tsp
basil
1 Tbsp
parsley
1 lb
ground beef
3 can(s)
diced tomatoes - 14 oz can
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
3 Tbsp
butter
1 lb
elbow or shell macaroni-medium size shells if using

How to Make American Chop Suey

Step-by-Step

  • 1Dice the onion and green peppers..not super fine just small chunks. Place butter in a pot and brown ground beef til cooked thru. Add the diced onions/peppers and continue to cook til they start to soften. Add tomatoes and seasonings...taste at this point to adjust seasonings to your liking.
    Let simmer 1-1 1/2 hours on low heat. *Or you can do all day in crock pot!* Just brown the meat/veggies then throw all in crock pot and cook on low 5 hrs.
  • 2Cook Macaroni according to package directions, until al dente. Drain Macaroni, DO NOT RINSE! Add macaroni to pot of sauce and mix thoroughly. Ladle up in bowls! YUM!
  • 3Serve with a nice salad, some crunchy italian bread and grated cheese of your choice on top! This is some really good comfort food!!!

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About American Chop Suey

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