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Stove Top Macaroni and Tomatoes

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“My parents made this often when I was a child and it is still one of my favourite meals as an adult. Quick, tasty and cheap! We usually have this as a main dish with a salad and rolls. Measurements are approximate as I don't follow a recipe and it can be adjusted for personal preference. Can use whole, crushed or diced tomatoes”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni according to direcions.
  2. Drain and return to pot.
  3. Add tomatoes including juices and heat on low/medium until hot.
  4. If using diced or whole tomatoes, crush.
  5. Be careful macaroni doesn't stick to bottom of pot - stir frequently!
  6. I have added butter and/or cheese whiz for additional flavour.
  7. Depending on amount of macaroni cooked, I have used 28 oz can of tomatoes.
  8. I have also used italian style tomatoes and chili tomatoes which give it a slightly different flavour, but plain tomatoes are best for our family preference. I have tried canned tomatoes with olive oil and spices (to be used for brushetta) and they are too oily and doesn't result have good results.

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