Chili Macaroni


  • 2 large onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup beef suet
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup macaroni
  • 2 cup beef broth
  • 1 can (16 oz) chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can (16 oz) kidney beans
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. salt


Brown onion with suet in large skillet. Add ground beef and cook until meat crumbles. Add macaroni, beef broth, and tomatoes. Stir well. Add beans, chili powder, garlic powder, pepper, paprika, and salt. Cover and simmer at low heat for 3 hours. Stir often. Makes 4-6 servings. Serve with hot corn bread and a salad.

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By Sandy from Graettinger, IA

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February 2, 2010


  • 1/3 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/3 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
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  • 3/4 cup canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. sweet pickle relish


Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, tomato juice, beans, garlic, chili powder, salt, oregano and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

Drain macaroni; add to beef mixture. Stir in pickle relish and heat through.

Yield: 2 servings

Source: Taste of Home magazine.. Cooking for Two

By Connie from Cotter, AR

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