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Papaw's Elbow Macaroni

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Serves 4 to 6 | Prep Time 5 min. approx. | Cook Time 10 - 13 mins. approx.


1 Lb. box Elbow macaroni pasta
1 - 1 1/2 cans of stewed tomatoes
1 - 3 T. sugar or to taste
salt and pepper, to taste

Cook elbow macaroni according to pkg. directions, drain.

Open cans of stewed tomatoes, and dump into lrg. bowl. Do not heat the tomatoes!

Add the sugar atop the tomatoes.

Add the drained macaroni.

Stir to mix well.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

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This is a main dish my Papaw created when he was a mess hall cook at the beginning of his military career. He never actually measured anything I've attempted to give the approx. measurements as I saw him make this. This is by far my fave dish that he made. You may have to play with the measurements a bit. You want the final result to be a little sweet but not too much...

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