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"I've been making goulash as far back as I can remember, as a young girl with my mom! I continue making it for my family quite a bit during the autumn and cold winter months in michigan! I use petite tomatoes, minced garlic, oregano, canned mushrooms (drained), and tomato paste. Sometimes I will also use inexpensive off-brand spaghetti sauce if I feel like being lazy. Either way, a good recipe, it's quick, and easy! And the family always enjoys it!"- AnnetteMK
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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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Danisaj 2 weeks agoNice and easy weekday dinner
AnnetteMK 3 weeks agoI've been making goulash as far back as I can remember, as a young girl with my mom! I continue making it for my family quite a bit during the autumn and cold winter months in michigan! I use petite tomatoes, minced garlic, oregano, canned mushrooms (drained), and tomato paste. Sometimes I will also use inexpensive off-brand spaghetti sauce if I feel like being lazy. Either way, a good recipe, it's quick, and easy! And the family always enjoys it!
Melissa1980 4 weeks agoKids loved it! It was a little too bland for me. Next time I'm going to try oregano and diced tomatoes instead of crushed!
pingk 2 months agoThis is an awesome dish. I loved it.Thanks for sharing.
bizb 4 months 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).
FANTASTICFLIES1 4 months ago
itzrobin 5 months agoQuick and easy very good.
dmcmil4911 5 months agoDidn't really have a taste but did use canned tomatoes
Becky611 5 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 7 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 7 months ago
tmariethompson 7 months agohands down as is, this was freakishly amazing!!!
Saintsgirl72 8 months agoSo good! My new 'go to' comfort food!
pamdelano 8 months ago
Anitar8787 8 months agoI use whole tomatoes instead of crushed and sometimes add corn. Delicious!
Maddog68 9 months agojust the way i remember my Mom cooking
emilypatterson44 10 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 10 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 11 month 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 11 month agoIt's not crushed tomatoes, it's diced :-)