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from [Judie25]
Skillet Macaroni and Beef

Skillet Macaroni and Beef

ALSO KNOWN AS AMERICAN CHOP SUEY. From the Utica, NY YWCA cookbook, 1969

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time: 45 Minutes
  • Cook time: 25 Minutes


  • 1 1/2 pound(s) Ground beef
  • 2 cup(s) Elbow macaroni raw
  • 1/2 cup(s) Onion minced
  • 1/2 cup(s) Green pepper Chopped
  • 16 ounce(s) Tomato sauce
  • 1 cup(s) Water
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Worchestershire sauce


Brown beef. Remove from skillet.

Cook macaroni, onion and green pepper in drippings until the macaroni is yellow.

Return meat to skillet, add tomato sauce, water and other ingredients.

Cover and simmer slowly 25 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Stir occasionally as macaroni may stick to the pan. Add more water if necessary.

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