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Macaroni Scramble Recipe
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Macaroni Scramble Recipe

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This quick-and-easy dinner from Patty Kile of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania has all the pasta, cheese, meat and sweet tomato sauce that make for a family-pleasing classic. Serve with a green salad and crusty French bread for a sure-fire hit.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked cellentani (spiral pasta) or elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-sodium condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 351 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 758 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the beef, onion, celery and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain.
  2. Drain pasta; add to beef mixture. Stir in the soup, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Macaroni Scramble in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p16

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 351 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 758 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Macaroni Scramble(4)

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed this a lot! I made no changes to the original recipe and it turned out very well. Perfect easy, hearty, satisfying meal for two (or three).

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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2009

just added two Jalapenos diced

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Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

My family really likes this recipe! I have made it several times. I always double it for my family of four, just not enough otherwise.

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2008

Very easy to make. Surprisingly flavorful and filling too. Excellent for a one or two person dinner and next-day lunch recipe.

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