Lean Cuisine Macaroni and Beef

Macaroni and Beef are heaven-made pairings as both of them complement each other and have no competition with any other chicken pasta in taste. It is even healthier because of the addition of beef. Chili powder is added in a very little quantity which is why it is not much spicy and can be eaten by your elders and the young ones.

A go-to recipe with easier steps and is basic while keeping itself classy. It is also served with rice and thus makes a complete main course dish in this way. Now it’s your choice to try out and taste this divinely delicious dish.

INGREDIENT

  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow and red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cans of tomato juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 3/4 pound dried elbow macaroni

Method to make Saucy Beef Macaroni

  1. For about 5 minutes. Cook your beef in a non-stick deep skillet and make sure your beef is cooked thoroughly because it should not be half cooked or uncooked.
  2. Once your beef is tender, add the crushed tomato juice, pour some water, and also squeeze Worcestershire sauce. Add the chopped carrot and onion.
  3. Sprinkle the basil and oregano. Also, you have to season the mixture with salt and pepper. Wait for it to get boiled and let it simmer.
  4. In this cooked meat and the rest of the mixture now you have to add the cooked pasta macaroni.
  5. Cook for 15 minutes while the mixture is simmering. You can taste and add more seasonings like salt or pepper if needed.
  6. Your beef pasta macaroni is ready to serve. But before serving sprinkle all the shredded cheese on the top. Cover from the top with a lid so that enough heat will be provided for the cheese to get melted.
  7. Your casserole with a cheesy upper layer and a lower layer of beef is everything for a fancy dinner.

FAQs?

How to cook pasta macaroni?

You just have to boil the macaroni or pasta in simmering water with a tablespoon of salt in it. Also, squeeze a tablespoon of oil so that the macaroni will not stick together.

Can we add any vegetables to the beef casserole?

You can add onion, carrots, bell peppers, mushrooms, etc to your beef Pasta macaroni. These vegetables make your dish more delicious.

Lean Cuisine Macaroni and Beef
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Lean Cuisine Macaroni and Beef

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow and red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cans of tomato juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 3/4 pound dried elbow macaroni

Instructions

  • For about 5 minutes. Cook your beef in a non-stick deep skillet and make sure your beef is cooked thoroughly because it should not be half cooked or uncooked.
  • Once your beef is tender, add the crushed tomato juice, pour some water, and also squeeze Worcestershire sauce. Add the chopped carrot and onion.
  • Sprinkle the basil and oregano. Also, you have to season the mixture with salt and pepper. Wait for it to get boiled and let it simmer.
  • In this cooked meat and the rest of the mixture now you have to add the cooked pasta macaroni.
  • Cook for 15 minutes while the mixture is simmering. You can taste and add more seasonings like salt or pepper if needed.
  • Your beef pasta macaroni is ready to serve. But before serving sprinkle all the shredded cheese on the top. Cover from the top with a lid so that enough heat will be provided for the cheese to get melted.
  • Your casserole with a cheesy upper layer and a lower layer of beef is everything for a fancy dinner.

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