Paula Deen’s Goulash is a classic comfort food that combines savory beef, zesty tomato sauce, and hearty macaroni noodles, ideal for a snowy January day like today.
This easy to make, one-pot recipe is affordable, and can feed a large group of hungry people, ideal for your next dinner party, or your freezer for back up when you don’t have time to cook dinner.
Paula Deen’s Goulash
- 2 pounds lean ground beef
- 2 large yellow onions, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- 3 cups water
- Two 15-ounce cans tomato sauce
- Two 15-ounce cans diced tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
- 3 bay leaves
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
- 2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
- 1 tablespoon House Seasoning, recipe follows
- 1 cup salt
- 1/4 cup pepper
- 1/4 cup garlic powder
- In a Dutch oven, saute ground beef over medium-high heat until it browns. Break up the meat as you cook it. Drain any excess grease.
- Add garlic and onions to the pot and cook for 5 minutes or until tender.
- Pour 3 cups of water into the pot. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, bay leaves, Italian Seasoning, House seasoning, seasoned salt, and soy sauce. Mix well.
- Add the elbow macaroni and mix well. Cover the pot once again with the lid and let it simmer for 30 minutes.
- Remove from heat and take out the bay leaves. Let the goulash cool for 30 minutes, then serve. Best eaten with a side of garlic bread and salad.
This makes about six servings and takes about 45 minutes to make