Ready in 35 minutes
Tried and True, husband rated favorite. Few Ingredients and Quick to make.
"Cold, rainy Saturday afternoon and this really hit the spot. Some family happened to stop over just as it was coming off the stove and they said it smelled so good when they came in, they couldn't pass it up. I was a little nervous after adding the crushed tomatoes as it started to look like spaghetti sauce, but like magic when the macaroni was added it looked just like the picture."- LeCuisinier
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Saute beef, 1/2 tsp of red pepper flakes and 2 onions in large frying pan. Drain excess fat. Lots of onions makes this good.
Meanwhile, in another pan cook macaroni in boiling, salted water until tender (approximately 5 minutes for the smaller sized macaroni). Set aside until almost ready to serve.
When beef and onions are finished cooking, add the canned crushed tomatoes and approximately 1/2 cup water. Add garlic salt, pepper, chili powder and mix well.
Simmer for about 20 minutes; then add cooked macaroni noodles and mix well when ready to serve. If you add the macaroni noodles too soon, they may over cook and get mushy.
This is one of my husbands favorite recipes from his mother when he was growing up -- it''s still a favorite today.
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bizb 3 weeks agoI made this today, for the 2nd time. (Last time was 7 months ago.) It turned out MUCH tastier because I changed several ingredients. I'm sharing my revised recipe here on BigOven (search for Ida's Depression Goulash).
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itzrobin 2 months agoQuick and easy very good.
dmcmil4911 2 months agoDidn't really have a taste but did use canned tomatoes
Becky611 2 months agoExcellent... I hadn't made this in awhile. Was just looking for ideas & am very pleasantly surprised. My teenage daughter liked it too! Thks!
slmar 4 months agoI liked this. Much like the goulash I grew up eating. Picky eaters were not happy (not saucy enough?!?), but I will make it again.
erinbarker7 4 months ago
tmariethompson 4 months agohands down as is, this was freakishly amazing!!!
Saintsgirl72 4 months agoSo good! My new 'go to' comfort food!
pamdelano 5 months ago
Anitar8787 5 months agoI use whole tomatoes instead of crushed and sometimes add corn. Delicious!
Maddog68 6 months agojust the way i remember my Mom cooking
emilypatterson44 7 months agoYou need to add some pasta sauce and 1 can of Campbell's vegetable soup and a bit of sugar. Top with Parmesan cheese. Perrrfect
Coolcatkimmie 7 months agoThis is a favorite of our from childhood as well, but we added potatoes and tomato juice and made it more like a big pot of soup!
mowens01 8 months agoI have been making this for years but try adding frozen corn to it. It makes it taste good.:) and liquid smoke at the end.
1CKR1 8 months agoIt's not crushed tomatoes, it's diced :-)
bizb 8 months ago
chevyjax 8 months agoEasy meal to put together, but a little bland for our taste.
JCLynn 8 months agoThis was super easy to make and everyone loved it!!! Thank you very much for sharing ! : )
jaccats 9 months ago