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one dish macaroni beef

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Carolyn McClure
San Antonio, TX

My mom got this recipe from a microwave cooking cookbook back in the '70s. This was one of my favorites as a kid. I make it for my kids and they love it just as much as I did/do!

(1 rating)
yield 3 -4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For one dish macaroni beef

  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1 c
    uncooked macaroni
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce, 8oz
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 can
    kernel corn, 7oz, undrained
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    chili powder

How To Make one dish macaroni beef

  • 1
    Crumble ground beef in 2 quart glass casserole and stir in onion.
  • 2
    Cover with glass lid or plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  • 3
    Drain and stir in remaining ingredients. Recover.
  • 4
    Microwave on defrost for 30-35 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Let stand covered for 5 minutes before serving.
  • 5
    Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired, and enjoy!

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