Macaroni and Beef Crockpot

Macaroni and Beef Crockpot

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    pound lean ground beef, browned and drained

  • 5

    bacon strips, diced

  • 1

    large onion, diced

  • 1

    green bell pepper, seeded and diced

  • 1

    (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes --- any flavor, or plain

  • 1

    can water (empty tomato can)

  • 6

    garlic cloves, chopped

  • 1

    (26-ounce) jar prepared pasta sauce

  • 1

    (16-ounce) package elbow macaroni (I used brown rice pasta)

  • 1

    cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

Use a 6-quart slow cooker. In a large skillet, brown the beef, bacon and onion all together until the meat is no longer pink. Drain well and plop into your slow cooker. Add everything else into the pot except for the pasta and cheese. Stir to combine. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, or high for about 4. Stir in the raw pasta and cook on high for approximately 30 minutes, or until pasta is bite-tender. Serve in a wide-mouthed bowl with a handful of cheese on each serving.


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