Grandma's "Goulache"

Grandma's Goulache Recipe

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Krystal Jordan

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@SkittlesofDoom

I got the basic recipe from my grandmother, I think every family has a similar recipe. She had to be creative when cooking for 5 kids and a hungry husband on a very limited budget. This is definitely a family favorite :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 medium
    sweet onion, diced
  • 1/2-1 c
    celery, chopped
  • 5-6 c
    large elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 3 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 2 1/4 c
    tomato juice (like v8)
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika, or to preference
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/4 c
    fresh italian parsley, finely chopped
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Grandma's "Goulache"

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, brown meat and drain. Add onion and celery with a dash of salt and saute until onions are just softened (do not brown).
  2. Add tomatoes, tomato juice, seasonings and macaroni. Simmer, covered, over low heat for 20-25 minutes, or until noodles are fork tender.
  3. If sauce is still liquidy, remove cover and allow to simmer an additional 5 minutes or so.

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About Grandma's "Goulache"

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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