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Easiest American Chop Suey

This easy-peasy recipe for American Chop Suey has been passed down for years. We all love how comforting this recipe is and how simple to throw together. The mild tasting sauce from tomato soup gives this a most wonderful tasting dish. Enjoy every last bite!
Course Dinner, Main Course, Pasta Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword American Chop Suey, chop suey, pasta
Servings 6 servings
Author Pam


  • 1 - 1 1/2 pounds ground meat of choice
  • 3 10.5 ounce cans tomato soup or a large 26 ounce can and 1 small can. If you like it really creamy, add more!
  • 1 16 ounce box short pasta of choice, I used spiral, penne or elbow work well too
  • 1/2 bag frozen peas, this is optional
  • pinch of coarse sea or kosher salt
  • black pepper, onion and garlic pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp olive oil


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees, have a large oven proof casserole dish misted with cooking spray and set aside.

    2.Boil pasta as per package instruction. When finished, drain, put back in pot, cover with foil until ready to use.

    3.In a large non stick pan, add a teaspoon of olive oil or mist with cooking spray, add ground meat and break up any large pieces while cooking over medium heat. Add salt, pepper, onion and garlic powder. Keep cooking until meat is completely cooked. Drain off any added fat. If using peas, add now and stir to heat up.

    4.Add tomato soup into pan, Do Not Add Water mix around until all the meat is coated and looks creamy. Now carefully pour into pot with pasta. Mix gently and either pour into a serving dish or place in oven for about 15 minutes. Take out and let sit for 5 minutes and serve up. Enjoy!