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Beefy Macaroni


  • 1-1/4 cups cooked lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a small skillet, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Stir in the cheese. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 441 calories, 16g fat (8g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 1037mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 33g protein.


Average Rating: 3.25
  • Kris Countryman
    Mar 12, 2013

    These were very large servings for two. We ate only half of it, so we will have leftovers in a couple days. It was an easy recipe.

  • katlaydee3
    Nov 20, 2011

    This was a good meal served with Greek salad and garlic bread.

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