Easy American Goulash (One Pot!)

American Goulash is a fast as well as easy recipe the entire household will like– macaroni pasta with hamburger as well as peppers in a velvety tomato sauce! My recipe is made in one solitary pot for easy tidy up, excellent for active weeknights.

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I do not rather understand WHY this meal is called American Goulash … But does it actually matter? Fact is: It’s tasty, my children like it– as well as I cook it in a solitary pot!

Because if you ask me, much less is a lot more when it involves recipes I such as including lots of diced pepper as well as sliced celery to the pasta for some additional nourishment, yet do not hesitate to reduce on the veggies if that’s your household’s choice!


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Step by Step

1 Brown meat, onion as well as garlic in a big frying pan (around 12 inches).

2 Add flavoring as well as veggies.

3 Add fluids, tinned tomatoes, tomato sauce as well as raw (!!) macaroni pasta. Bring to a boil as soon as, after that lower the warmth to a simmer, include a cover as well as simmer till the pasta is done!

4 Stir a couple of times throughout the cooking time. Remove from the warmth once the pasta is done, after that mix in the lotion cheese. Sprinkle with shredded cheese (Monterey Jack is fantastic, yet any type of selection that thaws well functions!), include the cover once more as well as allow the pasta remain on the counter for 2 mins to thaw celebrity. Serve promptly!

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3 bowls filled with American goulash

A seriously easy dish! We normally have a salad on the side, my children are specifically right into Cucumber Salad nowadays.

I have a recipe for an easy and creamy cucumber salad right here!



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Yield: 4 portions
Ready In: 30 minutes
One of the very best one pot pastas available: Try this easy American Goulash for a fast household dinner tonight!


  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 extra pound lean hamburger
  • 1 little onion ( diced)
  • 1 clove garlic ( diced)
  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried out parsley
  • 2 tbsps tomato paste
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce ( OR soy sauce)
  • 1 stick celery ( carefully diced)
  • 2 bell peppers ( diced (any type of shade functions; I made use of eco-friendly as well as red))
  • 1 1/2 mugs beef or chicken brew ( plus a lot more as required)
  • 1 (15- oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15- oz) can small diced tomatoes
  • salt as well as ground pepper ( to preference)
  • 1 ( 8-oz) bundle dried out macaroni pasta, raw
  • 1/4 mug lotion cheese ( or even more to taste)
  • 1 mug shredded cheese (Monterey Jack or Cheddar job effectively below; yet do not hesitate to make use of anything you such as that thaws well)
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Ready In: 30 minutes


  • Brown meat as well as onion: Heat oil in big frying pan (around 12 inches) over medium-high warmth. Add meat as well as brownish, drainpipe if wanted. Stir in onion as well as garlic as well as sauté for a couple of even more mins.
  • Add flavoring as well as veggies: Stir ground paprika, dried out parsley, tomato pasta as well as Worcestershire sauce right into frying pan. Stir in celery as well as diced pepper as well as stir-fry for a number of mins.
  • Add staying active ingredients as well as cook: Add brew, tomato sauce as well as diced tomatoes. Stir well, after that offer a boil. Season with salt as well as pepper to preference, after that mix in raw (!) macaroni. Reduce warmth to tool, cover with a cover as well as simmer for around 15 mins, or till macaroni are done. Stir a couple of times throughout the cooking time, including a couple of sprinkles of additional brew as required.
  • Finish: Take frying pan off the warmth as well as mix in lotion cheese. Sprinkle with shredded cheese, cover with a cover as well as allow rest for 2 mins, till cheese has actually thawed. Serve promptly.

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