This hearty dish brings back childhood memories of family potlucks at Grandma's house.
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 (1.31-oz.) pkg. Sloppy Joe seasoning mix
1 1/4 cups water
4 cups elbow macaroni
1 (15 1/4-oz.) can corn, drained
1 (8-oz.) pkg. shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
Optional: 4-oz. can sliced mushrooms, drained
How to Make It
Brown ground beef in a skillet over medium-high heat; drain. Stir in seasoning mix, tomato paste and water; heat and stir until blended.
Spoon into a lightly greased 13"x9" baking pan; stir in macaroni, corn, one cup cheese, and mushrooms, if desired. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; return to oven until cheese melts.