Grandma's easy one pot macaroni dinner

Tracy McBurney


This recipe was handed down from my Mom's Mother. It really didn't have a name but it is the best tasting easy dish ever!

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 approx.
25 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


1 1/2 lb
barilla elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
6 can(s)
(10 3/4 oz) tomato soup
2 medium
sweet onions, chopped
1 lb
good smoked bacon, fried and crumbled
5 can(s)
water (use empty soup cans)
1 Tbsp
dried parsley
salt & pepper

How to Make Grandma's easy one pot macaroni dinner


  • 1In 6 Qt. pot, sauté bacon until crispy. Remove, let cool a bit, crumble and set aside leaving bacon grease in pot. Add chopped onion to pot and sauté until transparent. Remove onions and drain excess grease from pot.
  • 2Combine in pot, onions, crumbled bacon, cooked macaroni, tomato soup, water, salt & pepper & parsley. Stir and simmer on medium heat for 30 minutes or until the macaroni starts to absorb the soup. Remove from heat and let stand for 15-20 minutes to thicken a bit.

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About Grandma's easy one pot macaroni dinner

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Collection: One-Pot Meals
Hashtags: #bacon, #pasta