Jodi's Macaroni and Tomatoes

October 20, 2011 at 2:31pm

Jodi's Macaroni and Tomatoes

Shared by Jodi Amber Gourley


-16 oz package of elbow macaroni cooked according to package directions (may have to cook longer...just 'til noodles get big, soft, & white)


for tomato sauce:


46 oz can/jar tomato juice

1 can (14.5 oz) petite diced tomatoes (optional - my mom likes them so dad adds them)

1 cup sugar (or to taste)  

1/2 tsp to 1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp to 1 tsp pepper (pepper is heavier than salt in this recipe)


Stir together until mixed.


-at least 1/2 lb block of grated extra sharp cheese (best to hand grate if possible rather than buying pregrated)


Layer 1/2 of sauce, 1/2 of noodles, 1/2 of cheese and repeat.


Cook at 325 for 35-45 minutes (until cheese is melted good).


He said be sure to cook at the lower temp so that the cheese doesn't get runny!



Yum Jodi - thanks!