I grew up on this side dish of Macaroni and Tomatoes. My mother was a country cook and knew how to make a dish that was cheap, easy and good! If you like tomatoes and pasta, you will love this. Just add fried cornbread and you got some good food. This is a very easy recipe.
Macaroni and tomatoes is a wonderful old-fashioned dish.
2 cups macaroni, uncooked
1 (14.5-ounce can) petite diced tomatoes
1 (14.5-ounce can) whole tomatoes in juice
1 tablespoon bacon grease (can add more)
Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon pepper
How to Prepare:
Prepare macaroni in boiling, salted water according to package directions. Drain. Return pasta to cooking pot and add the diced tomatoes and whole tomatoes along with the juice. I just break up the whole tomatoes. Add bacon grease, salt, and pepper and simmer for about 10 minutes. Enjoy!
Note: I am sure there are a lot of different ways to prepare this macaroni and tomatoes dish. You could add other spices, chopped onions and green peppers, etc. but we like it just plain. I have made this using fresh tomatoes from the garden, too. Either way, you make it, this is a super easy recipe your family will love.You may also enjoy: Green Beans and Potatoes Fresh Mustard and Turnip Greens
Macaroni and Tomatoes
- 2 cups macaroni uncooked
- 1 14.5 ounce can of petite diced tomatoes
- 1 14.5 ounce can of whole tomatoes in juice
- 1 tablespoon bacon grease can add more
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Prepare macaroni in boiling, salted water according to package directions. Drain. Return pasta to cooking pot and add the diced tomatoes and whole tomatoes along with the juice. I just break up the whole tomatoes. Add bacon grease, salt and pepper and simmer for about 10 minutes.
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