I just threw this together the other day and dh loved it. He told me to BE SURE to write out how I made it. (He knows me- and if it isn't typed up, it isn't remembered! ;)
1 quart of broth
1 quart of home-canned tomatoes, pureed
1 pack of taco seasoning (or homemade)
2 cups cooked ground beef
1 bell pepper & 1 large onion chopped (cook with the ground beef)
1 T chili powder
2 t cumin
1 t garlic powder
1 bay leaf
2 cups elbow macaroni
1 bundle of kale, chopped
Brown meat with the onion and pepper. Drain. Add liquids and seasonings.
Bring liquids, seasonings, and meat to a simmer. Add kale and simmer for about 5 minutes.
Add pasta and simmer, covered for 8 to 10 more minutes.
Serve with Tapatio and cornbread.