Cheesy Beef and Macaroni
2 lbs ground beef (or ground turkey)
1 TBSP canola oil
3/4 cup chopped green pepper
3/4 cup peeled and chopped carrots
1 small size onion, chopped
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp basil
2 tsp oregano
2-28 oz can crushed tomatoes
1 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp chili powder
3 cups uncooked elbow noodles
1-2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups water
In a very large skillet, brown meat until no longer pink. Drain.
Leave meat in strainer for now. In skillet, over medium heat, add onion, peppers and carrots.
Cook until tender. Return meat back to skillet. Add basil, garlic, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, tomatoes and water. Increase heat and simmer.
Stir in elbow macaroni and cover. Reduce heat and cook until pasta is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and cook with cover on until cheese is melted.