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Mild 'Sweet' Tomato Sauce with Elbow Macaroni Bake

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars

"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 532
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. 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.
  2. Remove the carrot and throw away--it is just there for sweetness.
  3. Alternate layers of macaroni, cheese, and meat in greased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle top with cheese.
  4. Bake in a 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 532 calories; 36.3 23 29 104 1031 Full nutrition

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I thought the carrot was unnessary, however the recipe is really good.

This was okay. Definitely tasted better the next day, but I don't think I'll make it again.

Excellent recipe. We really enjoyed it.

This is good, but the macaroni should be par cooked before being put in he oven.