This is an easy dish, if you have everything in the pantry. I came up with the recipe after having it in a diner. I use ground turkey instead of beef. Sometimes I make this in a crockpot (low for a few hours), adding the cooked macaroni at the end of cooking. For zesty flavor, you can add in 1/2 jar pasta sauce.
- Combine first five ingredients in in a soup pot and simmer for 30 minutes.
- Add cooked macaroni just prior to serving.
- Top with parmesan cheese, if desired.