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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 195.5
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.7 mg
  • Sodium: 168.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 12.9 g

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Mainer American Chop Suey

Submitted by: MOXIE6

Introduction

Funny name, but delicious. My four boys and husband chow down on this family sized meal. Keeps you warm on those cold winter nights!
Ground beef or turkey, pasta, and sauce

Funny name, but delicious. My four boys and husband chow down on this family sized meal. Keeps you warm on those cold winter nights!
Ground beef or turkey, pasta, and sauce


Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    12 oz whole wheat or smart taste macaroni
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 large green pepper, chopped
    6 oz portabella or crimini mushrooms, ground in food processor
    (not original, but it adds meaty taste without additional meat!)
    1 TB olive oil
    1 # 93% lean ground beef
    6 tsp minced fresh garlic
    1/2 tsp Oregano
    1 tsp celery seed or salt
    1 tsp pepper
    large can diced tomatoes (28 oz)
    6 oz can tomato paste
    worchestire sauce optional

Directions

Boli water and add macaroni elbows. Cook until done and drain into a colander.
Add chopped onion and green pepper to a large frying pan with oil over a medium flame, add ground mushrooms, set a aside when soft. Add ground beef and garlic to pan. Break it up into bite sized pieces as you fry it. Don't over cook.
Drain thoroughly in a colander and press with paper towels to remove more fat.
Add back to pan and add, oregano, celery seed and pepper.
Add diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Cook for a couple minutes on medium.
Then return the elbows to the macaroni pot, mix in the sauce, and reheat the whole thing for a minute or two.
Makes 12 cups 1 cup serving each



Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOXIE6.






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  • This was a very natural, and earthy recipe, my only variation was I used an entire bunch of celery finely diced and fresh oregano. Very delicious. It was well worth all the chopping of the vegetables! - 8/23/09

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