American Goulash American goulash, also known as old-fashioned goulash, is the perfect economical family meal. The pasta cooks right in the sauce, so this satisfying dish can cook in just one pot.


25 mins


30 mins




  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups chopped onion
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 (14 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (8 ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 cup low-sodium beef or chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons Grated Parmesan cheese


    Step 1

    Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and beef; cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, paprika, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and their juices, tomato sauce and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add macaroni and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 6 to 9 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with Parmesan, if desired.


To make ahead: Refrigerate goulash for up to 2 days. Reheat before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups Per Serving: 418 calories; protein 31.1g; carbohydrates 39.9g; dietary fiber 6.6g; sugars 7.9g; fat 16g; saturated fat 5.2g; cholesterol 73.7mg; vitamin a iu 1224.8IU; vitamin c 16mg; folate 42.6mcg; calcium 73mg; iron 5.1mg; magnesium 87.4mg; potassium 1022.7mg; sodium 725.9mg; thiamin 0.3mg; added sugar 1g. Exchanges:

3 medium-fat protein, 3 vegetable, 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat


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