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goulash (macaroni/beef)

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Susan Din
Houston, TX

One of the comfort foods from my youth, this is fast, easy, inexpensive and delicious! Plus it cooks in ONE POT!!

★★★★★ 3
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For goulash (macaroni/beef)

  • 12 oz
    large elbow macaroni
  • 8-16 oz
    ground beef 93/7 (i use 1/2 lb)
  • 1/2 md
  • 3 Tbsp
    green pepper-minced
  • 1 clove
    garlic (large) minced
  • 1 lg
    can plum tomatoes - 29 oz
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper-fresh ground
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1
    beef bouillon cube

How To Make goulash (macaroni/beef)

  • 1
    Cook large macaroni in boiling salted water for 1 minute under package directions. While pasta is cooking, mince onion, bell pepper and garlic. Drain macaroni and set aside.
  • 2
    Heat the pasta pot over medium high heat, add ground beef, onion, bell pepper and garlic. Cook-stirring 4-5 minutes till meat is cooked through and onions are translucent. Remove any fat that accumulated.
  • 3
    Stir in the red pepper flakes, tomatoes, black pepper, salt, celery seed, bouillion and macaroni. Cook over medium high heat for 1 minute stirring constantly. Serve.