Spanish Macaroni

Serves: 4spanish macaroni
Serving size: 1 cup


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1 green pepper chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 small onion chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked macaroni
  • 1-2 teaspoons chili powder


  1. Brown the ground meat in a large skillet. Rinse with warm water and drain to remove excess fat.
  2. Add the chopped green peppers and onions. Cook over medium heat until tender.
  3. Add the water, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, macaroni, and chili powder.
  4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir often to keep the macaroni from sticking.
  5. Serve while hot.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrient information per serving: 310 calories, 7 g total fat, 2.5 g saturated fat, 35 mg cholesterol, 620 mg sodium, 42 g total carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 19 g protein

Source: SpendSmartEatSmart

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  1. Hello, I’m Jemini from New York.I just want to say Spanish Macaroni recipe is one of the best in the world. My brother introduced it to me and now I eat at least one time in a week. Keep it up- you can’t be beat!Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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