“American Chop Suey” from 20 Things Only People From New England Say (Slideshow)

20 Things Only People From New England Say (Slideshow)

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“American Chop Suey”

We’ve probably all had elbow macaroni, beef, and tomato sauce mixed together (maybe with a bit of onion and green pepper), but usually just call it “beef and macaroni” or maybe “beefaroni.” In New England, it’s “American chop suey.”

Click here for an American chop suey recipe you can make at home. Especially if home is New England.

To be honest, I was in total disbelief regarding this term at first, but I showed a photo of the dish to two native New Englanders, and they supplied this odd name without flinching.