MACARONI AND TOMATOES

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Macaroni and Tomatoes - The Southern Lady Cooks

 

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.

 
 
 
Macaroni and Tomatoes - The Southern Lady Cooks
 
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Macaroni and Tomatoes

This old fashioned recipe is one your family will love. Super easy but never goes out of style. There are hundreds of comments on this dish, one of the most popular on our website.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: macaroni and tomatoes
Servings: 5 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 2 cups macaroni uncooked
  • 1 (14.5 ounce capetite diced tomatoes
  • 1 14.5 ounce cawhole tomatoes in juice
  • 1 tablespoon bacon grease can add more
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • 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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