Very good basic recipe. I used gr. turkey and whole wheat pasta, and added additional spices. Very pleased with this, as it opens up many possibilities to serve it often yet switch it up a bit each time.
I think my mom made this for us growing up but called it goulash? It's a fairly easy meal to make but I didn't like that I had to be stirring constantly for 20 minutes so the macaroni wouldn't stick to the bottom of the pan. In my opinion, spaghetti is just as cheap, contains the same basic nutrients and is slightly easier to make so I'll probably stick to that in the future. It was fun to try a new recipe though.
Love a recipe that uses everything I've already got in the pantry. This was tasty too, thanks!
This is an excellent budget meal that I have been making off and on for years. The only difference is that I will dice up left over vegetables such as carrots, bell peppers, zucchini or celery and will even cut corn off a cob to toss in. It is a great way to use up a few left overs in the fridge and make a tasty dish that goes a long way.
This was quick and easy and tasted very good, especially the left overs the next day. I didn't change a thing.
My family really enjoyed this. I did put a little ground red pepper and a little bit of real bacon bits in it that I had in the fridge. I also put some shredded cheddar cheese on top along with the parmesan. My one year old cleaned his plate!!!
This was a great easy meal. My dad always made this when I was a child and he called it Goulash. It was never as good as this one, though. All of my children liked this and some had seconds; which is always a success in my books when that happens. They don't like tomatoes so I always try to use petite diced or crushed so they won't see the chunks. I did not do that this time. I used the stewed tomatoes and not one kid complained! I used 16 oz. of macaroni and an extra can of water. I used about 1/4 c. parmesan cheese and mixed that in with everything (a litte before and a little after the noodles were tender). I then added a little cheddar cheese to the top and let that melt before dishing out. I made a loaf of garlic bread and a nice salad to even out the meal.
This is a good busy day recipe. I made it just as the recipe indicates but would add another clove or two of garlic and herbs, perhaps an Italian blend. Also, this recipe says it serves four but it makes at least eight servings so plan to serve the leftovers another day and/or freeze some of it.
This is one my husband's favorite meals. I make as directed and top with cheddar cheese!
We ate something similar as kids - instead of the stewed tomatoes, we'd add condensed tomato soup. We called it SLOP. To the leftovers, we'd add stewed tomatoes and then it was "Goulosh!" Thanks for the recipe!