1 6-oz. pkg. egg noodles....1 green pepper, chopped
1 Lrg. onion, chopped.....2 Tbsp. bacon drippings
1 1/2 lb. ground beef.....1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper.....1 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. chili powder..... 1 can tomato soup
1 can mushroom soup.....1/2 c. water
Grated cheese

Cook noodles according to directions; drain. Saute pepper and onion in bacon drippings. Add meat; cook until done. Place in casserole; add all remaing ingredients except cheese. Mix well. Grate cheese over top. Bake in 350-degree oven 30 to 45 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.