Prep time:  5 mins
Cook time:  20 mins
Total time:  25 mins
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground beef (I used 96% lean)
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup uncooked wholegrain or regular elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons minced dried onion
  • ½ teaspoon minced dried garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Optional toppings: grated cheese; parsley
Instructions
  1. Brown ground beef in a skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Drain off the fat, and add remaining ingredients to the skillet.
  2. Stir to combine, bring to a boil, and simmer uncovered for about 15 minutes (or until it reaches your desired thickness). Season with salt and pepper to taste; garnish with cheese and parsley, if desired.

 

 

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