“This hearty, healthy meal is quick to make with items on hand. Ground beef is cooked in a tomato sauce with kidney beans and vegetables, then mixed with macaroni. Any vegetable can be used for the corn and celery, depending on your preferences.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions on package, reserving a little bit of pasta water.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat, add ground beef and cook about 5 minutes, until meat is not quite cooked through.
  3. Add onion and garlic, and saute about 2 minutes.
  4. Add celery, corn and kidney beans, cook about 2 minutes, or until corn is thawed.
  5. Stir in tomato paste, add diced tomatoes, italian seasoning and paprika.
  6. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5-10 minutes to let flavors combine.
  7. Stir cooked macaroni and reserved pasta water into beef and tomato mixture and serve.
  8. Top with shredded cheese if desired.

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