1 lb ground beef, cooked, drained
1 lb macaroni noodles, any shape
1 15 oz. can sloppy joe sauce
1 10 oz. can diced tomatoes with green chilies (Rotel)
1 C sharp cheddar, grated, plus more for garnish
1 C onion, diced
1 C bell pepper, diced
2 C chicken stock
1/2 C pickles, diced plus more for garnish
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp garlic, minced
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
salt and pepper, to taste
Pour olive oil into bottom of crock pot.
Add beef, noodles, sloppy joe sauce, diced tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, chicken stock, garlic, cayenne, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
Stir well to combine.
Cook on high for 2-3 hours, or low for 5-6.
Stir in pickles and cheddar until evenly combined.
Garnish with additional pickles and cheese, optional.