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beefy macaroni & tomatoes

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Gail Welch
Carthage, TX

This is a dish that my mother made when she needed to fix something quick or just because we liked it so well.

(4 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For beefy macaroni & tomatoes

  • 1 pkg
    large elbow macaroni or any pasta 8-12 oz
  • 1 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes
  • 1-2 can
    tomato sauce 8 oz
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp
    oregano leaves, optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How To Make beefy macaroni & tomatoes

  • 1
    In saucepan cook macaroni per package directions. Basically, bring salted water to boil; add macaroni and cook until tender about 7-10 minutes. Drain.
  • 2
    In the meantime, brown ground chuck that has been seasoned with salt and pepper. Cook until done then drain. Note: I use a large iron skillet.
  • Made with Rotini
    Add the tomatoes and tomato sauce to ground beef Add oregano leaves, if desired. Stir in cooked macaroni and let simmer about 20 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and top with shredded cheese.