Tomato Juice and Noodles

"Noodles in Tomato juice, salted and peppered to taste; can top with parmesan cheese. My kids love it!"
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  • In a cooker bring water to a rolling boil, put in 1 tb of butter. Put in noodles or pasta, cook til done and then strain.
  • After straining, pour in the tomato juice,.
  • Turn the temperature down to med., put in rest of butter, cook for 1 to 2 minutes, then salt and pepper to taste.
  • On the dish you can place parmesan cheese if you like.
  • Enjoy!

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  1. mammafishy
    Had this often growing up as a child in Kansas. One of my all time favorite food memories. Plain old elbow macaroni and tomato juice but another favorite now is to use different shaped pastas and V-8. My two granddaughters love this too! Some grated Parmesan or other cheese is an added bonus.
  2. Stephanie W.
    We cook the noodles in the tomato juice
  3. Q & A's Mom
    Great recipe! I'm feeling under the weather and did not feel like eating much; but this was perfect. I did not boil the noodles in water first and just boiled them in the tomato juice. It was great! Thank you for posting.
  4. whtbxrmom
    I didn't have very high expectations for this one. Tomato juice and noodles? How good could it be? But, I had the ingredients on hand and didn't feel like going out in the cold to get anything else at the store. I had 2 cups of tomato juice so I measured out 1 cup of dreamfield elbow macaroni. I didn't measure the butter. I probably used 2 teaspoons, one when cooking the pasta and the other when I added the pasta to the tomato juice. It was more than enough. Probably 2 good sized servings. Topped it with salt, fresh ground pepper and shaved parm. Perfect comfort food for a cold day. Thanks!
  5. Tetrateeth
    This was practically a staple for me growing up, only my family never bothered with the salt, butter or cheese - Just noodles, tomato juice and pepper. Doesn't get much simpler!


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