Servings: 10 servings
American goulash is an easy, one pot dinner made with macaroni noodles simmered in a flavorful ground beef sauce.
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- 2 pounds ground beef lean
- 1 yellow onion diced
- 1 green bell pepper diced
- 5 cloves garlic minced
- 1 jar tomato pasta sauce
- 1 can tomato paste
- 2 cans diced tomatoes with liquid
- 2 cups water
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper each
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 dashes worcestershire
- 2 cups macaroni noodles dry
- 1 cup cheddar cheese for serving
In a large stock pot, cook ground beef for 5 minutes or until browned. Stir in onions, garlic, and peppers. Cook until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
Add pasta sauce, tomato paste, diced tomatoes with liquid, and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low to simmer. Add Italian seasoning, cayenne pepper, salt & pepper, worcestershire, and bay leaves. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
Stir in dry macaroni noodles, and cook for an additional 20 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Serve garnished with cheddar cheese.
Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 818mg | Potassium: 954mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 857IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 4mg