Yield: 4 servings
1 (1.25 ounce) package chili seasoning mix
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped (optional)
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can tomatoes, chopped
3/4 cup water
2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
In a large skillet, brown ground beef. Drain fat.
Stir in chili seasoning mix, onion, bell pepper, tomatoes and water. Bring to a boil and simmer 15 minutes.
Add cooked macaroni and simmer 5 minutes.
Before serving, top with shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired.