Beef & Bean Macaroni

READY IN: 40mins
Top Review by Soup Fly *

I absolutely LOVE this recipe. It is the ultimate in comfort food for me and the flavors blend so well. I was worried there wouldn't be enough liquid and it would be dry after baking, but it wasn't a problem. I do think I'll use 2 cans of tomatoes next time. Didn't have a bowl big enough, so I just mixed everything right in the pan then popped it in the oven. I needed to add salt, but DH thought it was fine as is. This is a keeper!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook beef until no longer pink; drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the macaroni, 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese, beans, tomatoes, green pepper and onion.
  3. Stir in beef, garlic powder, pepper flakes and pepper.
  4. Spoon into a 13x9x2 inch baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  5. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and remaining cheddar cheese.
  6. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until heated through.

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