Mama's Best Goulash

Donna Woodford


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 votes

Large Group
25 Min
1 Hr


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4 c
macaroni, elbow dry
1 lb
ground chuck or any lean beef
1 small
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(s)
tomato soup
1 can(s)
1 small
can of peas
1/2 c
1/2 c
bread crumbs

How to Make Mama's Best Goulash


  • 1brown meat with onion in pot or skillet at medium heat
  • 2Add to large skillet or pot-- all seasonings.
  • 3next step is to add all tomato products and water.
  • 4add peas and corn
  • 5add water and macaroni. Cook about 15 minutes.
  • 6Before 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.
  • 7You can finish off in oven to brown at 350 for 10 min.

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