1 pound cooked ground beef
1/2 onion - chopped
1/2 green bell pepper - chopped shopping list
1 T canola oil ( or butter )
3 cups water
3 beef boullion cubes
2 14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
2 4 oz. cans tomato sauce
1 teas garlic powder
1 teas chili powder
1 1/2 teas cumin
1/4 teas salt (more to taste)
1/4 teas pepper
2 cups large elbow macaroni
Brown ground beef - then drain and rinse
In a large pot cook onion and green pepper in oil till softened
Add all ingredients to the pot except macaroni and bring to a boil over medium heat
Stir in the macaroni and reduce the heat to simmer.
Let simmer until the macaroni is done, stirring occaisionally to make sure macaroni doesn't stick.
Great with crusty bread.
Feel free to adjust the spices as you like, of course !