Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is the wonderful goulash that my mother and grandmother make (a cheesy version)and yet another Southern dish that I grew up on. Its cheap, fulfilling, and easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook elbow macaroni according to package directions and drain.
  2. Brown hamburger meat with chopped onion.
  3. Drain.
  4. In large pot combine macaroni, hamburger meat, Rotel, Tomatoe sauce, corn, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  5. Cut up Velveeta into cubs and add to pot.
  6. Cover and cook on low stirring occasionally, until Velveeta is thoroughly melted.
  7. If too thick for your liking, you may add milk by the ¼ cup until desired consistency, but it's supposed to be rather thick.
  8. Serve with cornbread and pinto beans.


Most Helpful

Awesome comfort food. My family loves this recipe and always asks when I will make it again. I do sub turkey for the hamburger meat and use mild rotel but that's the only change I make. Thanks for such a great recipe. Its a Keeper.

Tearanii November 08, 2009

Hats off to Grandma! I didn't have any elbow macaroni so I substituted rotini. I'm not sure this is a southern dish, but it is certainly a keeper. It makes enough to feed quite a few.

Shelbyville Cook October 30, 2008

Fabulous comfort food. I subbed sausage for the hamburger and omitted the corn, salt, and pepper. I used extra hot rotel and reduced fat velveeta and it was excellent.

Vicki in CT July 12, 2008

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