Monday, September 30, 2013

Macaroni Beef Casserole

Some days you just want to have a Deliciously Meaty Macaroni Beef Casserole for dinner. Ground beef casseroles are perfect for a cold Winter day or anytime you have a taste for some good old comfort food.

Serves: 6

Cooking Time:55 min

•1 1/2 cups macaroni
•2 pounds lean beef, minced
•1 medium onion, chopped
•1 clove garlic, crushed or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
•1 teaspoon salt
•1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
• dash Tabasco
•1 can (28-ounce) tomatoes
•1 can (10-ounce) tomato soup
•1 cup cheddar cheese, finely cubed
• couple sprigs thyme, optional

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2.Cook macoroni according to package directions. Drain.

3.Brown ground beef, onion and garlic.

4.Add salt and remaining ingredients except cheese.

5.Combine with cooked macaroni and pour into 2-1/2 quart casserole. Sprinkle cheese over top of casserole.

6.Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

7.Uncover and continue baking for an additional 20 to 25 minutes.

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