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macaroni and tomatoes -- my way

(6 ratings)
Recipe by
Bobby (*_*)
Monticello, KY

I love Mac and tomatoes. I could eat a bowl or should I say "A POT", by myself. I have to add a few ingredients to it, to make it Italian-Style. I make this for my family and my friends, just a little more for a big pot full.

(6 ratings)
yield 2 -3
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For macaroni and tomatoes -- my way

  • 8 oz
    large elbow macaroni
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 can
    28-ozs stewed tomatoes, hand crushed
  • 1 Tbsp
    basil, fresh, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, fresh, chopped
  • 1 lg
    garlic cloves, grated
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes, optional
  • coarse salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

How To Make macaroni and tomatoes -- my way

  • 1
    Add macaroni to salty boiling water. Cook macaroni until done. Drain
  • 2
    Add macaroni back to pot with butter. Add remaining ingredients, stir until combined. Turn heat to medium, and simmer until ingredients blend together, about 15 minutes. Pour into bowl, or eat from the pot.