Monday, August 3, 2015


3 Tbl olive oil
3 Tbl butter
1 med onion, diced fine
1 med green pepper, diced fine
1 med yellow squash, diced fine
1 lb hamburger
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp onion powder
1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
2 15 oz can tomato sauce
2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 lb elbow macaroni

Heat the olive oil and butter in a large pot over medium-high heat.  Add the onion, green pepper and yellow squash and cook until softened, about 8 minutes.  Add the hamburger, garlic powder, onion powder.  Cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat is cooked through.  Add the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, sugar and cinnamon, and stir until thoroughly mixed.  Bring the pot to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens, about 45 minutes.  In the meantime, bring a pot of water to boil.  Add the elbow macaroni and stir occasionally until cooked.  Drain and fold into the sauce, and mix well.

serves 6