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       Title: Potluck Surprise
  Categories: Cheese/eggs, Ground beef, Vegetables, Beef
       Yield: 6 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Elbow Macaroni; Uncooked        1 1/2 lb Lean Ground Beef
     1/2 c  Onion; Chopped, 1 Md            1 1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Italian Seasoning                 1/4 ts Pepper
       1 ea Eggplant; Sm, *                     1 c  Dairy Sour Cream
 	1/4 c  Pimento; Chopped, **		   2 c	Cheddar Cheese;
    Shredded,8oz
  
   *    Peel and cut the eggplant into 1/2-inch cubes.  There should be about
   **   You can use 1/2 cup of sliced pimento stuffed olives in place of the
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   Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Cook the macaroni as directed on the
   package and drain.  While the macaroni is cooking, cook and stir the meat
   and onion in a Dutch oven until the meat is brown.  Drain off the excess
   fat.  Stir in the salt, Italian seasoning, pepper, macaroni, eggplant, sour
   cream, pimento and 1 cup of the cheese.  Turn into an ungreased 3-quart
   casserole.  Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.  Bake uncovered until the
   eggplant is tender, about 45 to 50 minutes.  Serve hot.
  
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