Pasta: Macaroni and Tomato Bake

posted by Sandy in Baltimore 09-25-100 3:03 PM

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Macaroni and Tomato Bake
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Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Vegetables Macaroni
Do Ahead
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 Pound Large Elbow Macaroni or Ziti
1 Green Pepper -- chopped
1 Onion -- chopped
Garlic -- minced
1/4 Pound Margarine
1 Dash Salt
1 Pinch Sugar – or Sweet and Lo
Red Pepper – dry, crushed
1 (28 to 32 oz.)Can Stewed Tomatoes
1 (6 oz.) Can Tomato Sauce
3/4 Pound Cheddar Cheese-sharp, shredded

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook and drain macaroni very well. Melt margarine in dish with chopped green pepper, onion and garlic. Cover and steam for about 2 minutes in the microwave.

Mix tomatoes with tomato sauce, seasonings and sugar. Combine with onion mixture.

In a greased lasagna dish, layer macaroni, tomato mixture, cheese. Repeat layers. Cover with foil and bake for about 45 minutes. Uncover and continue to bake until crisp on top, about 30 minutes more.

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