Hungry Man's Mac and Tomatoes

Author: Canadian Living

Everyone's Favourite with something extra!

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Laura opden Dries


  • 1/2 lb bacon
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 can mushroom (pieces and stems)
  • 3 cups elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups aged White Cheddar cheese
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


*Cook 3 cups of Elbow Macaroni following the directions on the box. *Dice the bacon and then scramble fry it until crisp. Drain and transfer to papertowel. *Scramble fry the hamburger until cooked through and then strain it. *Dice the Onion and Bell Pepper. *Saute the Bell Pepper, Onion and Can of Mushrooms until soft. Add Thyme,Basil,Oregano,Cumin,Parsley,Garlic and Salt. *Return the Bacon and Hamburger to the pan. *Add the can of Crushed Tomatoes and Stir to Combine. *Heat the entire mixture over medium heat. *Combine the Cooked Macaroni and heated mixture in a greased 4 Quart casserole dish. Top with 2 cups of grated White Cheddar Cheese. *Cover and bake in a 350 degree oven for 1/2 an hour or until mixture is bubbling and heated through.
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Hungry Man's Mac and Tomatoes