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Barbecue Macaroni Beef

My husband's Grandma Curten used to make this meal for him when he was a little boy. It's a regular around our house, which is fine with me, because it's easy to fix and so good. The veggies add a nice crunch.—Rose Curten, Modoc, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 bottle (28 ounces) barbecue sauce
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped


  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the barbecue sauce, macaroni, onion, green pepper and celery. Cook, uncovered, until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 434 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1721mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 5g fiber), 27g protein.

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