Barbecue Macaroni

Kathy Sterling


This super easy but delicious dish was one of our favorites when we were kids. It was sometimes served as the main meal but is also good as a side dish. I sometimes make it when we barbecue outdoors and have used it as a casserole for covered dish dinners.


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about 10
10 Min
20 Min


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1 1/2 lb
lean ground beef
28 oz
barbecue sauce, we like traditional flavored sauce
28 oz
12 oz
elbow macaroni

How to Make Barbecue Macaroni


  • 1In a large deep skillet, brown ground beef. Drain off any excess grease.
  • 2Add barbecue sauce
  • 3Add Water, mixing well.
  • 4Bring mixture to a slow simmer
  • 5Stir in Elbow macaroni and stir about every 10 minutes to prevent sticking.
  • 6Cook until macaroni is cooked about 20 minutes.

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About Barbecue Macaroni

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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