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American Chop Suey ( My Way)

My family loves this. I love it because its easy and delicious. Always a winner in my book.
Course Pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Author Rob


  • 1/2 lb chopped bacon
  • 1 lb ground beef I use 80%
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper chopped
  • 3 cups homemade tomato sauce or your favorite brand
  • 1 lb elbow pasta
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium pot bring water to boil for elbow pasta. Add enough salt to water to flavor it well. Add pasta once water is boiling and cook according to package directions
  2. In a medium stock pot cook bacon until half way done. Add ground beef, onions, pepper, garlic powder and salt and pepper. Cook stirring occasionally until meat is thourghly cooked. Add tomato sauce and heat through.
  3. Add elbow pasta to beef mixture.
  4. Serve with grated parmesan cheese if desired