Beef American Chop Suey

Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 large onion chopped (white or yellow onion)

1 green pepper chopped

2 garlic cloves minced

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoons chopped parsley

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

2 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes not drained

1 pound elbow macaroni

Instructions:

Bring a pot of water to a boil and prepare macaroni as directed on the label …watch your timer,.do not over cook, usually 7 minutes, drain. Meanwhile……..

Heat a large fry pan on medium, add olive oil and ground beef, breaking it up into smaller pieces as it cooks, 2-3 minutes (some pieces should still be pink.) drain off the grease.

Add chopped onions, green pepper and garlic to the meat, stirring every few minutes. Cook 5-6 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

Add oregano, basil, parsley, salt and Worcestershire sauce. Saute for 2-3 minutes.

Add tomatoes with juice. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes.

Add cooked and drained pasta and gently toss..

Cover and simmer 2-3 more minutes.

Ladle into warm bowls, and enjoy.

Preparation tips you can include in your blog post:

You can swap out the ground beef for ground turkey if desired.

You can use a basic italian seasoning blend in place of the dried oregano, basil and parsley.

The Worcestershire sauce adds a real nice, smoky depth in the background. You can add more or less to taste.

This recipe heats up well! You can also freeze it!

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