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Minestrone Macaroni

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"'This is by far the easiest, tastiest economical recipe I've found,' reports Diane Varner, Elizabeth, Colorado, a mother of two teenage sons who works part-time. 'It seems to taste even better as a leftover.' Our test kitchen figures her frugal skillet dish costs just 78¢ per serving."
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Ingredients

25 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet, brown beef; drain. Add tomatoes, water, macaroni and bouillon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Stir in beans and heat through.

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Most helpful positive review

fast and wonderful my kids loved it

Most helpful critical review

This was just okay. It really needed a lot of doctoring so it wasn't bland. We added dried parsley, butter, worcestshire sauce, and salt. I liked the concept but it fell short.

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fast and wonderful my kids loved it

Something with vegetables that my husband asks for! I use whole wheat pasta, double the bullion and add pepper.

This was just okay. It really needed a lot of doctoring so it wasn't bland. We added dried parsley, butter, worcestshire sauce, and salt. I liked the concept but it fell short.

This dish is not gourmet, but it is surprisingly tasty, quick, and economical, as promised. I halved the recipe and got two dinners and a lunch, equally yummy each time. Like another reviewer, I...

Good for a quick, easy and economical meal.

This is an awesome, tasty, quick meal! I did change a couple things, tho... Instead of the garbanzo beans I used beans in tomato sauce & added 1-14oz can of carrots sliced small. Even our toddl...

I didn't have the bouillon, so I added one packet of onion soup mix instead. My toddler loved this and she's pretty picky. This recipe makes a lot and really is even better the next day. Loved i...

BETTER WITH MORE WATER AND MORE SEASONING,OTHERWISE GOOD RECIPE. KIDS LOVE IT.

This is simmering on the stove as I write, and I am so excited for dinner! We are trying to cook as frugal as possible, and beans are a great frugal food (but I've had a hard time finding main ...