Poor Man’s Goulash

This goulash always takes me back to being a child. My mom loved this meal. Oh, I dreaded it as a child. Now that I’m older this is one of my absolute favorite comfort foods!

****I usually serve this with Pillsbury crescent rolls.

Poor Man's Goulash
Total Time
45 mins
 
This recipe came directly from my mother. I have added onion, peppers, and a few other seasonings.
Course: dinner
Cuisine: easy
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Ground Beef 80/20 ***I have used ground turkey or chicken as well***
  • Half a box of elbow noodles
  • 2 Bell peppers ***I use green yellow, or orange to break up the red color.
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1 can family sized tomato soup ***I always grab 2 cans but I only use 1 for a family of 5***
  • 1 ts diced garlic ***I like the squeeze bottle version you can get at the grocery store***
  • 1 ts Paprika
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Dice both bell peppers and onion.
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  2. Saute Onion, Bell Peppers, and Garlic on Medium High until the onions are translucent.
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  3. Put raw meat in your pot with the cooked onions, bell peppers, and garlic.
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  4. Season meat in pot with Paprika, Garlic Powder, Salt, and Pepper.
  5. Cook on medium high heat until meat is browned do not drain the meat. **keep an eye on it and adjust the heat accordingly all stoves are slightly different**
  6. Add Tomato soup to the meat mixture.
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  7. Turn heat on Low and put a lid on mixture.
  8. Cook the pasta by following the instructions on the Box.
  9. When done add the noodles about half a cup at a time.  This will allow you to avoid having too many noodles in the dish.
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Recipe Notes

*****I use a soup pot for this*****

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