Boston Globe's American Chop Suey

Boston Globe's American Chop Suey Recipe

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Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne


Our New England version of the ultimate comfort food.


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30 Min
30 Min


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  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, finely minced
  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 28 oz. can(s)
    tomatoes, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed red pepper
  • ·
    salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb
    elbow macaroni
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Boston Globe's American Chop Suey


  1. Cook onion and green pepper in oil on medium heat for 10 minutes. Stir in garlic for half a minute.
  2. Add ground beef and cook until pink is gone. Spoon off fat. Add tomatoes and stir in tomato paste, water, oregano, crushed red pepper and salt & pepper.
  3. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, meanwhile cook elbows according to package directions.
  4. Stir cooked elbows into finished sauce. When serving, sprinkle with cheese.

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About Boston Globe's American Chop Suey

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta

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