Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 4-quart saucepan, brown ground beef until almost done; drain off excess fat. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is tender but not brown.
  2. Stir in water, beef broth, tomato sauce and seasonings; bring to a boil.
  3. Add elbow macaroni and return to a boil.
  4. Cover and cook, stirring frequently, 12 minutes or until elbow macaroni is tender.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is wonderful! Fast, simple easy dish that everyone (no matter how picky) loved!

4 5

Made as written, then my husband, niece and I tasted, and added a few more seasonings and 2 Tbsp. concentrated tomato paste. This makes a LOT...I am thinking more like 12 servings, especially if most of the people eating are little ones. Thanks for the recipe!

5 5

Here is another recipe that is simple to make. Also it will make it to the table quickly on those busy weeknights. Just add a little S&P. Made for THE ALL YOU CAN COOK BUFFET - Winter Special Event