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Wahlberg's American Chop Suey

Wahlberg's American Chop Suey

RecipeBoy.com (adapted lightly from Alma Wahlberg's American Chop Suey recipe)
A famous, delicious recipe from one of my favorite TV shows!
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • ½ pound bacon, slices cut into thirds
  • ½ pound ground beef
  • ½ large onion, chopped
  • ½ large bell pepper, chopped
  • One 28 ounce can whole tomatoes
  • 8 ounces elbow noodles, cooked according to package directions
  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • In a large pot, cook the bacon until it's half-way cooked. Tilt the pan and spoon out all of the fat except for about 1 tablespoon.
  • Add the ground beef, onions, bell peppers, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat is totally cooked.
  • Add the tomatoes and crush them by hand in the pot. Stir in the cooked pasta and heat everything entirely. Serve!


Keyword chop suey, one pan meal