American Chop Suey II

American Chop Suey II


"This is an old family recipe. My family loves it. It's quick and easy. Elbow macaroni and ground beef are combined in a tomatoey sauce. The kids will eat this one!"


30 m servings 664 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 664 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.1g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 30 g
  • 60%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 745 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a separate large skillet over medium high heat, saute the ground beef and the onion for 5 to 10 minutes, or until meat is browned and crumbly. Drain thoroughly and leave the meat and onion in the skillet. Pour the two cans of tomato soup into the skillet and stir well to combine.
  3. When noodles are done, drain thoroughly and return noodles to the pot. Add the hamburger mixture from the skillet to the pot. Mix well and season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 237 Ratings


Great recipe to build on! Tried this tonight, and the family loved it! I tweaked it a bit, after reading the reviews...used slightly less pasta, added some garlic, italian seasoning, a teaspoon ...

I make "American Chop Suey" a couple of times each month using one 28oz can of crushed tomato with puree instead of soup. Now that we're all adults at home, I add a bit of cayenne and lots of f...

Boring to say the least. Use marinara sauce instead of tomato soup, add some seasonings, mix in and sprinkle the top with a shredded cheese of your choice.

I think the younger generation... just doesn't "GET IT!" This is a mid-century recipe from a simpler time, that sooooo many seniors grew up eating (and loved as kids, I might add). It is what it...

This is my great-grandma's goolash recipe :) She lived through the depression so I have lots of these easy, Campbells soup recipes from that time, and remember how often her and my mother made t...

My family adds chili powder to taste (gets rid of the blandness) brown sugar and brown gravy mix. Delicious

I used 4oz macaroni and 1 can tomato soup for my husband and I. It was very good. I have been making something very similar to this for years that we prefer.

This recipe is so super simple and great as a last minute dinner meal! I added mushrooms and garlic. Hubby loved it! I used different kinds of pasta, liked it best with rotini. Will definitely m...

Not only did my children ages 2 & 4 eat it all, but asked me to make it again! That = 5 stars in my book! *I also added left over veggies that were not noticed! I'll be making this again!