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(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Cindi Marie Bauer
Marshfield, WI

This Goulash is not only quick and easy to make, but it's also very satisfying. I make my Goulash with Hunt's Garlic & Herb Spaghetti Sauce. I do add red pepper flakes, which gives this Goulash a 'bit of a kick'. It's comfort food at it's best!

(2 ratings)
yield 4 - 5
method Stove Top

Ingredients For goulash

  • 1 lb.
    ground beef
  • 1-1/4 cups
    elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1/2
    of one large onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves
    garlic, minced (or use 1 tsp garlic powder)
  • A few dash
    lawry's seasoning salt
  • A few dash
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp.
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp.
    dried italian seasoning
  • 2-1/2 cups
    hunts spaghetti sauce or pasta sauce
  • Optional:
    dried parsley flakes, add according to taste
  • Optional:
    kraft grated parmesan cheese, add desired amount

How To Make goulash

  • 1
    In a large deep skillet, add the ground beef, onion, and garlic.
  • 2
    Season the beef mixture with the seasoned salt & black pepper.
  • 3
    (While the beef mixture is browning, start cooking the macaroni according to package directions. I cooked mine for 9 minutes.)
  • 4
    Once the beef mixture is done cooking, drain off any excess grease.
  • 5
    Place the beef mixture back in the skillet, and then add the red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, and the pasta sauce. Simmer over low heat while you finish cooking the macaroni; stirring the meat sauce frequently.
  • 6
    When the macaroni is done cooking, drain it, then add it to the meat sauce, and finishing heating it through.
  • 7
    Once heated through; sprinkle on a bit of dried parsley flakes.
  • 8
    Serve immediately, and top with a bit of grated parmesan cheese.