3 cups cooked macaroni or rice (I've never used rice)
l cup cheddar cheese-grated
Brown ground beef in skillet. Drain grease. Drain tomatoes; save 1/4 cup of liquid from tomoatoes. Add tomatoes, molasses, salt, chili powder, pepper and bay leaf to meat mixture. Bring to boil; cover and simmer 15 minutes. Blend cornstarch with tomato liquid; stir into meat mixture. Bring to boil, stirring. Add macaroni; pour into 2 quart casserole. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake in 350 degree oven about 30 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.
This recipe is unbelievably delish! It is from Natalie R. She brought be this casserole when Beau was born and I am telling you, my life has not been the same since. Yummy!