Mimi's American Chop Suey

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"When I was little, my mom made this a lot so it is a comfort food for me. It was during World War II and very inexpensive to prepare. I loved it and was always happy when I asked, "What's for supper?" and she said, "Chop Suey". She never called it "American Chop Suey" except on her recipe card. You will have most of the ingredients on hand, I think, as there are only five plus salt and pepper. The pasta and hamburg are approximate but that is about right. I never measure these."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (271.1 g)
  • Calories 435.5
  • Total Fat - 16.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 82.7 mg
  • Sodium - 118.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 41.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5 g
  • Sugars - 3.1 g
  • Protein - 30.6 g
  • Calcium - 64.4 mg
  • Iron - 4.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Cook the pasta till done, but not overdone (cook as much as you think you will need).

Step 2

Heat a skillet and fry hamburger and onions till onions are done.

Step 3

Add tomato sauce and tomato soup; mix well.

Step 4

Add macaroni as needed to balance the soup/sauce. Heat and serve.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.