Elbows and Ground Beef

Elbows and Ground Beef


"Elbow pasta with ground beef, bell pepper, and onions with tomato sauce. This is a quick and easy meal. Serve with a salad and loaf of bread, delicious!"


30 m servings 570 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 570 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 72.9g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 35.2 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 1492 mg
  • 60%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  2. In a Dutch oven, brown ground beef over medium heat. Add chopped onion, and cook until onion is soft. Add green pepper and tomato sauce; cook until pepper is soft.
  3. Serve sauce over pasta.
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  1. 88 Ratings


This is a basic macaroni and ground beef dish. I made some changes to the recipe. I seasoned the ground beef with salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. I sauteed the onions and green pepper t...

This is a very quick and delicious recipe to throw together when time is tight. I did saute 3 large garlic cloves along with the onion. I also added fresh ground pepper to the recipe. Since I wa...

Good. Our family all agreed that we like this dish much better when a jar spagetti sauce is added instead of the tomato sauce. It just seems to add a little more punch to it.

I browned my meat with the an onion, a green pepper, minced garlic, salt & pepper then after draining I added two 8 oz. cans of tomato sauce one can stewed tomatoes and a jar of my grandma's st...

EXCELLENT! Very quick and easy! Big Hit with my family! I sprinkled garlic powder over and stirred in, GREAT..A SURE KEEPER! THANK YOU!

Family loved it! Used 1 can of tomatoes, 1 jar of chunky salsa that I ran through the food processor and 2 lbs. ground beef. Served with cheddar cheese. Will make again.

Quick, easy. The whole family loved it. My initial thought was that there would be way too much tomato sauce but I was wrong. Perfect.

This is easy and good. I've made it exactly as the recipe calls and I've also modified the recipe and added some garlic to the sauce..then mixed the sauce and noodles with shredded parmesan and...

Read thru 43 reviews before making this dish. So many wonderful ideas. Used what I had on hand - 3 cloves garlic (minced), 7 oz tomato sauce, 2 carrots (diced), 1/2 cup macaroni, 1 small potato...