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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


  • 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


  • 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.