Fusilli with Spring Vegetables and Breadcrumbs

Rachel Ray is not nearly as amazing as my mother. My mother made a delicious, healthful comfort meal that takes 30 minutes or less to make for our family.

This dish for hamburgers and macaroni has been a staple in our home for the last 45 years. It was made by my mother. We even have a special name for it: hamburger macaroni onions, or HMO. Other names for it include “goulash,” “American chop suey,” and “Hamburger Noodle Casserole,” among others.

Upon saying, “We’re having HMO for dinner,” my father’s voice takes on the melody of a song. You brown the meat and make the sauce while the macaroni cooks and the water boils. Consequently, it needs less

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