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mama's best goulash

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Donna Woodford
Onalaska, WI

My family loves this goulash. It is a dish to feed a large group or two and freezes well. Always better the next day but we normally eat it 1st day too. I hope you enjoy it my way or with your own little twist.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For mama's best goulash

  • 4 c
    macaroni, elbow dry
  • 1 lb
    ground chuck or any lean beef
  • 1 sm
    white onion chopped
  • 1/8 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/8 tsp
    chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 c
    water (as needed)
  • 6 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 2 can
    tomato soup
  • 1 can
  • 1 sm
    can of peas
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs

How To Make mama's best goulash

  • 1
    brown meat with onion in pot or skillet at medium heat
  • 2
    Add to large skillet or pot-- all seasonings.
  • 3
    next step is to add all tomato products and water.
  • 4
    add peas and corn
  • 5
    add water and macaroni. Cook about 15 minutes.
  • 6
    Before goulash has cooked for an hour you finish it off with sprinkled cheeses and breadcrumbs on top. The bread crumbs should brown and cheeses have melted.
  • 7
    You can finish off in oven to brown at 350 for 10 min.