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Macaroni with tomatoes recipe
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5 from 4 votes

Macaroni Tomatoes (easy and with few ingredients)

Macaroni and tomatoes is a simple old-fashioned recipe that uses only a handful of ingredients from your pantry.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course, pasta, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 342kcal
Author: Savory With Soul


  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 Tbsp garlic , minced
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning (or 1 tsp each of basil and oregano)
  • 4 cups chicken stock or broth (water if you don't have broth)
  • 3 cup macaroni , uncooked (or pasta of choice)
  • 29 ounces canned tomatoes , 2 cans - crushed and/or diced
  • ½ tsp salt , more to taste
  • ½ tsp black pepper , more to taste
  • parsley to top (optional)
  • parmesan cheese to top (optional)


  • Heat Dutch oven or stock pot to medium heat.
  • Add oil to pan along with garlic and herbs. Stir to mix while cooking. Cook 1-2 minutes or until begining to brown.
  • Add broth (or water) and pasta. Heat to high to bring to boil (uncovered).
  • Reduce heat to low and cover.
  • Cook 15 minutes covered, stirring every 5 minutes or so to prevent sticking. Pasta should have absorbed all or most of the liquid by this time.
  • Add tomatoes and stir. Heat for another 5 minutes or so and serve hot.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 607mg | Potassium: 695mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 306IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 3mg