Macaroni and Tomatoes
Macaroni and Tomatoes is a simple, classic southern recipe made from pantry staples. Easy to make, it is pure comfort food.
- 2 cups uncooked macaroni
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon bacon grease
- 1 (14-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes
- 1 (14-ounce) can stewed tomatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- grated Parmesan cheese, optional
Cook macaroni in boiling salted water for 8 minutes. Drain.
Add the butter, bacon grease and both cans of tomatoes (undrained) to a medium pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 miniutes.
Add cooked macaroni, salt, pepper, and sugar. Mix well and simmer for another 2 to 3 minutes.
Serve warm with Parmesan cheese if desired.