Heat large stock pot over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, onions and garlic; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles, stirring occasionally, or until onions are translucent.
Stir in tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, water, soy sauce, paprika, Italian seasoning, seasoned salt and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover tightly and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in macaroni, cover and simmer 20 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Discard bay leaf. Garnish with parmesan cheese, if desired.
Nutrition information per serving: 361 Calories; 81 Calories from fat; 9g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 3 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 84 mg Cholesterol; 830 mg Sodium; 42 g Total Carbohydrate; 4 g Dietary Fiber; 31 g Protein; 4.5 mg Iron; 8.1 mg NE Niacin; 0.6 mg Vitamin B6; 2.8 mcg Vitamin B12; 7 mg Zinc; 21.6 mcg Selenium; 99 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Dietary Fiber, and Choline.