Mom's Skillet Macaroni and Beef

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

This was one of my favorite dinners when I was a kid! I still like it, and I like that it's easy and fairly quick to make. We don't use much salt, so I've cut down on it; if it's not salty enough for you, feel free to add some.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef in a large skillet and drain.
  2. Add macaroni, onion, and pepper. Cook, stirring, until macaroni is transparent.
  3. Add tomato sauce, water, and Worcestershire sauce. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Stir, turn off heat, and allow to sit on warm burner for another 5 minutes.


Most Helpful

I'm going to make this tonight but since I dont have tomato sauce I'm going to try it with the 15oz can of pizza sauce I have. It should still come out good with a pizza taste which since my kids love pizza it should be good.

rysharen May 26, 2010

I used to have a recipe like this, but couldn't find it, and wanted to find a way to use our ground turkey. I used tricolor pasta (gluten-free), kind of rotini-shaped, and it ended up making me think of Hamburger Helper, but healthy. My husband, four year old, and I all enjoyed it--I put a little cheese on theirs. Oh yeah, and I also didn't use Worcestershire sauce (didn't have any).

Laura Meehan March 14, 2010

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