Old Fashioned Goulash


Old Fashioned Goulash


Ingredients

2 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 lbs Lean Ground Beef or Ground Turkey
1 lg Yellow Onion, diced

3 lg cloves Garlic, pressed or finely minced
2 lg Bay Leaves
1 cup Low Sodium Beef Broth* (chicken broth if using ground turkey)

2 - 14.5 oz cans Diced Tomatoes with juice
2 - 15 oz cans Tomato Sauce
2 tsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce (or Worcestershire sauce)

2 tsp Seasoned Salt (such as Johnny's)
1 tsp Black Pepper
2 tsp Italian Seasoning

1 Tbsp Paprika
2 cups Uncooked Small Elbow Macaroni

Instructions

Heat a dutch oven or soup pot on med-high heat. When it is hot, add the oil, then add the ground beef or turkey. Cook, stirring occasionally, until browned. About 10 minutes. Spoon off some of the excess fat.

Instructions

Heat a dutch oven or soup pot on med-high heat. When it is hot, add the oil, then add the ground beef or turkey. Cook, stirring occasionally, until browned. About 10 minutes. Spoon off some of the excess fat.

Add the diced onion, garlic, and bay leaves. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the broth, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, soy sauce, seasoned salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and paprika. Stir well.

Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in the macaroni noodles (uncooked), cover and cook for 15-25 minutes, or until pasta is cooked.
Remove and discard bay leaves, then serve.

Notes

If you like your goulash more like a soup, you can simply increase the beef broth by 1 cup or so.