Classic goulash

Goulash! I like to make this on Sundays and use it for lunch during the week.

Thank you MyIncredibleRecipes.com for this one.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 2 (15 oz) cans tomato sauce
  • 2 (15 oz) cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp adobo seasoning
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp salt (or seasoned salt of your choice)
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

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In a large saucepan – I use my Dutch oven – saute beef over medium-high heat until half cooked. Add garlic, onions, and oil; continue cooking until beef is cooked through.

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Add water, broth, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, adobo seasoning, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Mix well.

Lower heat and cover. Cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add uncooked macaroni; stir until combined. Cover again and simmer for 30 minutes.

img_20161002_192443-1Remove bay leaves and mix the Cheddar in. Add mozzarella right before serving.
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Classic Goulash
The best comfort food for cold weather.
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Ingredients
  1. 2 pounds ground beef
  2. 3 tsp minced garlic
  3. 1 large yellow onion, diced
  4. 1/3 cup olive oil
  5. 2 1/2 cups water
  6. 1/2 cup beef broth
  7. 2 (15 oz) cans tomato sauce
  8. 2 (15 oz) cans diced tomatoes
  9. 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  10. 1 tbsp adobo seasoning
  11. 3 bay leaves
  12. 1 tbsp salt (or seasoned salt of your choice)
  13. 1/2 tbsp black pepper
  14. 2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
  15. 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  16. 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven cook beef over medium-high heat until cooked halfway.
  2. Add garlic, onions, and oil to beef; continue cooking until meat is cooked through.
  3. Add water, broth, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, adobo seasoning, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Mix well. Lower heat and cover, cooking for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add macaroni and mix well. Allow to simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove bay leaves and mix in Cheddar.
  6. Top individual servings with mozzarella.
Notes
  1. Can substitute turkey for beef.
Adapted from My Incredible Recipes
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