Beefy Macaroni & Tomatoes

Gail Welch


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

★★★★★ 4 votes
10 Min
25 Min


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


1In saucepan cook macaroni per package directions. Basically, bring salted water to boil; add macaroni and cook until tender about 7-10 minutes. Drain.
2In 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.
3Add 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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Collection: Food in a Flash
Other Tag: Quick & Easy