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Beefy Macaroni

USAFireAndRescue's picture
Beefy mac or beef macaroni is a one pot meal that is easily made and great to throw together after a busy day. Beef and macaroni is made with ground beef and macaroni cooked along with tomatoes and onions and is really delicious when topped with grated Parmesan cheese. It is also a good recipe for busy moms.
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Chopped onion 1 Medium
  Stewed tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 can)
  Macaroni 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon

1)On a large skillet add the chopped onions and ground beef and brown the meat. Drain off any excess grease.
2)Add stewed tomatoes and sugar and bring to a boil.
3)Add macaroni and reduce heat and cover with lid.
4)Simmer for about 15 - 20 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Stir occasionally.

5)Serve topped with grated Parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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healthyeating's picture
Hey Usafireandrescue, I am not fond of beef... can i use chicken or mutton instead of that?
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Hi healthyeating! How are you? Sadly, I've never tried chicken or mutton with this particular recipe. However, I have used ground turkey in it and it turned out great. I substitute turkey a lot for beef and have found that most recipes turn out just as good, if not better with turkey. Chicken is a good idea... I might have to try that next time and see how it does. Thank you so much for watching! I hope you have a beautiful, happy and safe weekend! :-) Hugs...
foodpsychologist's picture
Hi Amy, Your dishes are always so convenient to make and most importantly delicious ! This Beefy Mac looks really yummy ! Will any sauces taste good on this apart from cheese ?
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Hi foodpsychologist! I hope all is well! How have you been? Beefy Mac is so easy to make. I've never experimented with other sauces. I have added hot sauce to this though to give it a kick. I tend to like things on the spicy side, LOL. If you experiment with a different sauce, let me know... I love trying new things! Hope you have a beautiful weekend! Hugs to you and yours!
aparna.priya's picture
Lovely recipe! However, just like healthyeating, I would also prefer to try it with chicken or turkey :))
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Hi aparna.priya! How are you? I hope you are well! This would be great with chicken or turkey! I love to change up recipes and tweak them. Thank you so much for watching. Have a beautiful weekend! Hugs to you and yours...