Saturday, February 12, 2011

What's Cooking

Beefy Macaroni Casserole

1 lb ground beef
1 medium onion chopped
2 garlic cloves minced
2 15 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 1/2 cups macaroni
1 tsp Italian seasoning
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup water (approx.)
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sliced olives

Brown ground beef and drain any excess fat. Add onion and garlic - cook 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, macaroni, and seasonings. Bring to boil and simmer about 20 minutes, adding water as necessary until pasta is cooked. Stir in cheese and olives. Heat through and serve. Makes 4 generous servings.