Zippy Beef Casserole
1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
1 pound ground beef
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup milk
2/3 cup ketchup
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 cup dried minced onion
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 cup crushed potato chips
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Bring a saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil.
Add pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
Cook ground beef in a skillet over medium heat, stirring until evenly browned; drain.
Stir in cooked macaroni, condensed soup, milk, and ketchup until well blended.
Mix in the Cheddar cheese, green pepper, and minced onion.
Season with salt, and pour into a 2 quart baking dish.
Cover, and bake for 40 minutes in the preheated oven.
Uncover, sprinkle the top with potato chips, and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes, until chips are toasted.