Goulash Recipe from My Mother

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by diner524

This is a recipe that I learned to make from my Mother, who learned to make from her Mother. It is a comfort food to all of us kids and now the grandchildren!!!

Top Review by mama smurf

Made for Think Pink Cancer Awareness tag 2010 and I am very glad I did...what comfort food. I changed the recipe somewhat. This is what I did. I added some sliced mushrooms, chopped green pepper, some corn (I had left over), about a 1/4 tsp. oregano and some red pepper flakes (for some zing), and some tomato sauce. DH loved this and we have enough to take down to the beach for lunch today. Definately a keeper and will go into my Favorites 2010. Thank you diner524 for a wonderful recipe that I'm sure is good as written or with the additions. Served with a green salad with Creamy French Dressing#24655 by Sharon123 and French bread. P.S. This was wonderful the next day for lunch...I did add a little more tomato sauce while it was warming up. Definately a 5 star for dinner and for lunch the next day!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the macaroni according to package directions.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium heat, brown ground beef with onion, till there is no pink left in the beef and then add garlic for a few minutes to cook, then drain beef mixture.
  3. Return pan to heat and add the can of diced tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste and allow to heat for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add completely drained pasta and allow to blend for several minutes.
  5. Add cheese and stir until blended and melted.
  6. Note: We always had this with sliced bread and butter and either apple sauce with cinnamon or green beans with butter.

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