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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Homemade Hamburger Helper.

Why make it from a box when you can whip this up almost as fast and inexpensively and it tastes 100 times better! 
 
Homemade Hamburger Helper
1 large onions, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 lbs ground beef, browned and drained
2 (24 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
1 (24 ounce) cans water
12 ounces elbow macaroni, raw
1 1/2tsp- to taste salt
1 1/2tsp- to taste pepper
Garnish with parmesan cheese (optional)
 
Method: 
Saute onions and garlic in olive oil until translucent.
Brown ground beef and drain.
Add ground beef, tomatoes, water, raw macaroni, salt and pepper to the onion and garlic mixture.
Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until macaroni is tender.
If desired, top with Parmesan cheese.
 
Serve with crusty bread and a salad.