This is a recipe from my childhood. Similar to a Goulash, a very simple yet comforting dish.
1 lb of lean ground beef
1 package of Onion Soup Mix
1 green pepper, chopped
1 tsp of dried oregano
1 tsp of dried basil
Dash of cayenne pepper
1- 28 oz can of diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cups of water
2 cups of whole wheat macaroni pasta
1 1/2 cups of mozzarella cheese, shredded
Step 1: In a large frying pan over medium heat, add ground beef and cook. Drain any excess fat.
Step 2: Add dried soup mixture, oregano, basil, cayenne pepper, green pepper, can of tomatoes with juices and water. Mix to combine. Bring to a boil. Season with black pepper.
Step 3: Add macaroni, mix to combine, simmer on low for roughly 20 minutes, stirring as needed.
Step 4: Preheat the oven to 350 F. Add the mixture to a large casserole dish. Top off with shredded cheese. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve and ENJOY!