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Skillet Beef and Macaroni

 Skillet Beef and Macaroni
I found this recipe 30 years ago on a can label. My family loved it, and I later found I always received compliments when I took the dish to potluck suppers. Since it's so easy to put together, it makes a real time-saver for a busy housewife or working mother.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1-1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (7 ounces) macaroni
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion until the meat is browned and
  • onion is tender; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients; bring to
  • a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until
  • macaroni is tender. stirring occasionally. Add additional water if
  • needed. Yield: 4-6 servings.
If Cooking for Two: Prepare just half of the recipe.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 317 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 700 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.