I've never made this w/ the bacon. I have made this about twice a month for some time now. My husband is the type to tire of things that are repeated for any duration, but this is a request on his hit parade fairly often. I sure like a recipe I can recall from memory when I'm in the grocery store and caught off-guard w/out a list. The pasta and burger amunts can be fudged a bit and still have great flavors.
excellent. The whole family loved it. I had to double it, since there are a lot of big eaters and we use last night's dinner for tomorrow's lunch. Fixed the entire thing by the recipe, and have no complaints. It is a recipe that can take adjustments and be good each time.
Absolutly amazing. We used a tablespoon of red pepper flakes, and used about 5 tablespoons of Siracha, the macaroni absorbed the siracha, and my dad and I ate the whole thing together. Best food I've had in a while.
As usual, Kitten doesn't disappoint. Made as directed. Very good.
This was so Delicious, I also made Kittencalskitchen Taco seasoning to go in this dish, it was also Delicious, I will definitely be looking for more recipes from kittencalskitchen...Thanks Kittencalkitchen.
I just made this recipe and had to sign up for this site to share how great it was! I went by the recipe but added a few things: cut up jalape?os, a tablespoon of chili paste, and some cherry tomatoes when browning the hamburger, lots of chopped cilantro into the sauce mix before adding the pasta, and 2 cups of queso fresco along with a little tex-mex cheese mix on the top of the casserole (The queso fresco won't melt, so I'm glad I added both.) It's spicy and delicious! I'll definitely be making this again.
I made this solely for the purpose of using up more tomato soup. :) I really enjoyed it, with one drawback. It seemed a little bitter (? if that is the word I am looking for). I used a double recipe of Kittencal's Taco Seasoning Mix for the taco seasoning. I had prepared that with the largest amount of cumin, 3 tsp. per batch. I think that might have been the culprit, and would use less next time. I did not add any pepper flakes, parmesan cheese, or brown sugar. And, although I usually use seasoning salt for your recipes, I found I was out and had to use white salt. Used 8 oz. macaroni (not sure how much that was cooked). And I really think I had closer to 3 c. of cheese (used cheddar), but it was enough. I will likely make this again, at least until the tomato soup is gone.
SO GREAT! I had no soup or tomato sauce so I used a can of tomatoes and green chilies and a can of diced tomatoes and black beans drained instead. I had no time to simmer for 30 minutes so I just put it all in the oven asap and it was great. Everyone raved! I also doubled the hamburger and used a lb of pasta.
This was a great dish. I used 1 can of soup, 1 cup of picante sauce and tomato sauce. Since I didn't have taco seasoning I used chili seasoning.