Spanish Macaroni


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 434.7
  • Total Fat: 21.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.8 mg
  • Sodium: 752.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.4 g
  • Protein: 19.1 g

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A quick and easy skillet supper A quick and easy skillet supper
Number of Servings: 6


    1 lb. lean ground beef
    2 Tbs. olive oil
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 medium diced onion
    3 sliced carrots
    1 cup green bell pepper slices
    1 cup red bell pepper slices
    1 Tbs. chili powder
    1 teas. crushed red pepper
    2 cups dry elbow macaroni
    2 cans stewed tomatoes
    1/2 cup ketchup
    1 cup frozen corn


1.Brown ground beef in skillet, season with salt & pepper
2.Drain off any excess fat and transfer to plate with paper towel on it and keep warm
3.Saute in 2 Tbs. olive oil: garlic clove, onion, carrots, green bell pepper, and red bell pepper.
4.Add the ground beef to sauted veggies and stir together with chili powder and crushed red pepper
5.Spread 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni (or any other shape pasta) on top of mixture
6.Pour stewed tomatoes over macaroni (Do not stir)
7.Spread 1/2 cup of ketchup on top
8.Cover and let simmer on low heat for 30 minutes (don’t peek or stir)
9.After 30 minutes, stir mixture. Mix in frozen corn.
10.Let simmer another 10-15 minutes (macaroni should be fully cooked but be sure not to overcook because it’ll get mushy)

If desired, serve with a sprinkle of grated parmesan cheese on top.

1 serving equals 1 1/2 cups

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSMITH51.


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