Spanish Noodles and Ground Beef

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

Updated: Apr. 21, 2023
Bacon adds flavor to this comforting stovetop supper my mom frequently made when we were growing up. Now I prepare it for my family. —Kelli Jones, Peris, California.
Spanish Noodles and Ground Beef Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
  • 3/4 cup canned diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  1. In a large skillet, cook and crumble beef with green pepper and onion over medium-high heat until no longer pink, 4-6 minutes. Stir in all remaining ingredients except bacon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until noodles are tender, 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Top with bacon.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 371 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 103mg cholesterol, 887mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein.