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This is REALLY good! It's so easy to make and it tastes fantastic. The only changes I made were that I used a pound of ground beef/pork that was left over after I made meatballs. I didn't add any salt because the soy sauce adds enough saltiness. And I used about 1 1/2 cups of elbow macaroni and just melted shredded cheddar over it. Seriously, I could eat this every day. It's so easy on the wallet, easy to make, and definitely easy to eat!

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bunny_rabbit July 19, 2011

Delicious recipe. I have made this many times now, and have developed a few changes. The 3 Tbsp. of soy sauce made the goulash a bit too salty for us, so now I only add about 1 Tbsp. I also use a can of tomato sauce, rather than tomato soup. I use a box of macaroni and cheese for the pasta and add in the powdered cheese, instead of Velveeta (less fat). Thanks for the great recipe!

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KansasChef February 16, 2010

this was REALLY yummy!! my dear dear boyfriend was a bit skeptical at first when i told him what i was making...needless to say, he devoured it...then finished off the leftovers the next day! the flavor of this is so tasty, yet a little unusual (maybe cuz of the soy sauce). i didn't have a green pepper so i left that out, i also only used about 1 tbsp of soy sauce (which to me was plenty), and i used a full cup of macaroni, and instead of adding a can of water, i used a can of beef broth which really enhanced the flavor of the meat...then i topped it off with shredded cheddar (again, that's what i had). to me the beauty of this recipe is that this meal really is made with simple ingredients that you almost always have on hand...nothing fancy. we loved it and i'll definitely be making it again! thanks for a fast yummy EASY recipe! :-)

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fancy-pants November 07, 2009

I screwed this recipe all up and it's still VERY good! I intended to make Mock Chop Suey, but realized after the meat defrosted that I forgot to buy vegetables this week. I still wanted a ground beef dish with rice and found this recipe. I had no green peppers and had a headache so I didn't feel like chopping an onion. I used onion flakes and pre-chopped garlic from a jar. I browned the meat with the onion flakes and garlic. After draining the fat, I added the water and soup, but I did not add soy sauce. I started pouring before I realized that the bottle in my hand was worcesteshire and not soy sauce. Doh! So at that point I added pepper and salt (I wasn't going to use salt with the soy sauce). Then I added the rice. Again, my headache impaired my judgment. Take my advice: Follow the recipe and do NOT add the rice until after the mixture has simmered! The rice soaked up the water too quickly and my dinner started to burn. Luckily I caught it just in time before it was completely ruined. I added more water and let it simmer until the rice was cooked. I used only parmesan cheese - no Velveeta. Despite all of my mistakes, it tasted really good! And my headache was gone after I ate! Coincidence? I look forward to making this again - correctly. Although I did like the worcesteshire sauce, so I'll probably keep that in...

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nranger7 March 28, 2006

My family LOVED this goulash! Even my hubby, who kinda snarled and said, "I don't like goulash" had 2 helpings the first night and then ate it for breakfast & lunch the following day! When my daughter was little she asked my mom, "Nana, will you cook me some of your yummy eyelash"! It took us a few minutes to realize she meant goulash. I hadn't made goulash since my mom was killed over 10 yrs ago, and I'm glad I picked this recipe. The only changes I made was to use tomato sauce instead of soup and adding shredded cheddar and an Italian cheese mix on top of each serving, instead of in the pan. (popping each into the microwave just long enough to melt the cheese). It was delicious and I definitely won't be waiting 10 yrs to make it again! Thanks for the recipe!

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Dawn C. February 06, 2016

This is a new easy favourite for my family. We use macaroni instead of riceand I just shred up some cheese and mix it right it. My picky family really enjoy this one and I will keep coming back to it!!

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bean174 January 21, 2016

Loved it! I read the review so limited the soy sauce to 1 tablespoon, didn't add salt, and used cheddar cheese instead of Velveeta cheese. It reminded me of my mom's bachelor's hash (not sure what was used for tomatoes but it included canned mushrooms and chez wiz instead of Velveeta). This may have even been better the next day for lunch too after the flavours had time to sit.

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ArtsyBakingGeek October 01, 2014

My family LOVED this recipe. I followed recipe exactly and it was great. I asked my 14 year old son what he wanted for dinner tonight and he asked for this. He calls it the "homemade hamburger helper". He has never had hamburger helper so he has no idea that this is WAAAY better! It is cheap to make and really filling so a little goes a long way. A new family favorite.

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cstockmom January 21, 2014

This was delicious!!!<br/>There was about a spoonful left over. Great flavor and very easy to make. Will definitely make this again!!

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LifeOnTheLake January 17, 2014
Ground Beef Goulash