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Beefed Up Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Verla Coulson
Added: Saturday, September 26, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. box elbow macaroni
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 c. chopped green bell pepper
2 c. chopped onion
1 tbsp. chopped garlic
2 lb. lean ground beef
3 c. canned crushed tomatoes
salt and pepper
1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. dried oregano
2-3 c. grated cheddar cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the oven to 350. Cook the macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside. Heat the oil in a skillet. add the peppers, onion and garlic and saute until soft. Add the ground beef and saute until browned. Add the tomatoes and salt and pepper to taste. Add the basil, cumin and oregano. In a large bowl, combine the macaroni and the beef mixture. Spread this mixture into a 9 X 13 inch baking dish. Top with the cheese and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is lightly browned and bubbly. Note - you can substitute ground turkey or chicken in place of beef.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10

 

 

 

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