The addition of the carrot and the sugar reduces the sharp acidity taste from the tomatoes that some people don't care for.

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Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cook beef, pork, onion, and garlic in hot oil until onion is golden. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, mushrooms, carrot, salt, pepper, and sugar, and simmer 15 minutes.

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  • Remove the carrot and throw away--it is just there for sweetness.

  • Alternate layers of macaroni, cheese, and meat in greased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle top with cheese.

  • Bake in a 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

532 calories; protein 29g 58% DV; carbohydrates 23g 7% DV; fat 36.3g 56% DV; cholesterol 103.9mg 35% DV; sodium 1030.8mg 41% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2004
Excellent recipe. We really enjoyed it. Read More
(5)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
11/13/2003
I thought the carrot was unnessary, however the recipe is really good. Read More
(10)
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 1 stars
11/13/2003
I thought the carrot was unnessary, however the recipe is really good. Read More
(10)
Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2004
Excellent recipe. We really enjoyed it. Read More
(5)
Rating: 3 stars
05/03/2004
This was okay. Definitely tasted better the next day, but I don't think I'll make it again. Read More
(5)
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Rating: 4 stars
11/16/2017
This is good but the macaroni should be par cooked before being put in he oven. Read More