I got this recipe from my friend Julie Bodenbender. She says, "It is a little like Hamburger helper but homemade and much better." I am always looking for quick and easy meals. I am a big fan of Hamburger Helper, so this recipe is right up my ally. I hope you all will give it a try.
2 pounds hamburger or ground turkey
1/2 c. onion, chopped
1/2 c. bell pepper, chopped
2 1/3 - 3 cups macaroni
16 oz. tomato sauce
1 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
1 T. Worcestershire sauce
1 t. garlic powder
Instructions: Brown 2 pounds of hamburger(we use turkey) with an onion and green pepper, chopped. When brown and drained add 2 1/3 to 3 cups macaroni, 16 oz. tomato sauce, teaspoon of salt, 1/4 of pepper, tbsp of Worcestershire sauce and tsp of garlic powder. You can add 16 oz can of tomatoes if you like. Add enough water cover. Simmer, covered for 25 minutes, or until macaroni tender. You might need to add water, if necessary.
Julie says her kids love this dinner. Thank you, Julie for this great recipe. It sounds delicious! Happy cooking, and don't forget your apron!