Sunday, April 10, 2016

Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni

What You'll Need

  • eight ounces elbow macaroni, uncooked (can use rice or corn pasta)
  • four slices bacon, diced
  • one teaspoon liquid smoke
  • six tablespoons ketchup
  • three teaspoons yellow mustard
  • one (14 ounce) can chopped tomatoes
  • one cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • one 1⁄2 lbs ground beef
  • two green onions, sliced, white and part of the green
  • two 1⁄2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. Keep warm.
  • In a large skillet, cook the diced bacon until crisp, pour off all but aboaut a half tablespoon of bacon grease.
  • Add ground beef and green onions and cook together until beef is thoroughly cooked through.
  • Stir in chili powder, salt, and liquid smoke and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add ketchup, mustard, and tomatoes and stir until well combined.
  • Stir in cooked macaroni and shredded cheese.
  • Cook over low heat for about 5 minutes until cheese is melted and everything is heated through.

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