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Easy Beefaroni

Five main ingredients and less than thirty minutes to recreate a childhood classic of slightly-spiced pasta, beef, and sauce.
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword beefaroni, comfort food, gluten free, kid friendly
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 311kcal
Author Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. uncooked elbow macaroni (regular or gluten free)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1.25 pounds ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 29 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons chili powder (you can use more or less, to taste)

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef, onion, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook until the beef is browned and cooked through. Drain any excess grease.
  • Drain the cooked pasta and return to the pot. Add the beef, tomato sauce, and chili powder and stir together.
  • Return the pot to the stove over medium heat until heated through. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Notes

Can easily be doubled, and leftovers can be frozen.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 1039mg | Potassium: 849mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 27.7% | Vitamin C: 12.7% | Calcium: 3.8% | Iron: 25.5%