Stovetop Italian Macaroni Recipe
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 2 cups water
- 1 envelope onion soup mix
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
- 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- In a Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, water, soup mix, Italian seasoning and pepper flakes if desired. Bring to a boil. Stir in macaroni. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-9 minutes or until macaroni is tender.
- Remove from the heat; stir in Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Cover and let stand for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 5 servings.
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.
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Very satisfying! I modified it some. I added diced onion and fresh garlic to the ground beef in the beginning. I used Rotel diced tomatoes with green chili,as well as the red pepper flakes, (we like things spicy) and I added mushrooms too. I also added an extra 1/2 C Parmesan cheese. Next time I will use Italian sausage AND add spinach.
Delicious! I did modify the recipe a little bit. I used Italian sausage instead of ground beef & used Italian style diced tomatoes. I also mixed in 6 oz cooked spinach before adding the topping in the last step.
Very Good and easy! I made some changes to the recipe and used hamburger & hot italian sausage, seasoned tomatoes, sharp cheddar cheese and no red pepper flakes. I Also added a 4oz. can of mushroom pieces & a 16oz. can of cannellini beans. My daughter & I both loved it and will be making it again. Next time I may try adding frozen vegetables. Thanks for the recipe!
Super easy meal to make. Seasonal camping in an RV and is an easy meal to make in a camper. Also great for pot-luck.
It was pretty good but lacked a lot of flavor. Next time wll try to spice it up some.
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