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Goulash Recipe

Lil' Luna
Old-fashioned Goulash is an easy cheesy family favorite! It's the perfect go-to for any night of the week.
4.95 from 400 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 542 kcal


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 c water
  • 2 cans tomato sauce 15 oz cans
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes 15 oz cans
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 TB soy sauce
  • 1 tsp seasoned salt
  • 2 TB Italian seasoning
  • 2 c elbow macaroni uncooked
  • 1 c shredded cheddar cheese


  • Saute ground beef in skillet over medium-high heat until cooked. Drain. Add garlic and saute for about 5 minutes. Add water, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, bay leaves, soy sauce, and seasoned salt. Stir well. Cover and allow to cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add the uncooked elbow macaroni to skillet, stir well, return the lid and simmer for about 30 minutes. Turn off heat, remove the bay leaves, and add 1 cup of cheddar cheese right before serving.



Calories: 542kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 31gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 2457mgPotassium: 1183mgFiber: 5gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 1020IUVitamin C: 21.8mgCalcium: 210mgIron: 6.1mg
Keyword Beef Goulash, Goulash, Goulash Recipe, Old Fashioned Goulash
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