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Old Fashioned Goulash

This simple homemade old fashioned goulash is made with ground beef, corn, and more! It'll warm you up and keep you full for those long winter nights!
Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine American, Stew
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cup elbow macaroni uncooked
  • 1 medium sized red onion diced
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas & carrots
  • 6 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 1/2 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 28 oz canned diced tomatoes in tomato juice
  • 2 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese


  • Brown the ground beef over medium heat, and drain.
  • Sprinkle in the seasonings at this time, then toss in the onions, corn, and peas & carrots.
  • Give everything a nice stir, then add in the tomato paste, worcestershire sauce, and tomatoes.
  • Pour in the chicken broth, add in the bay leaves ,then stir.
  • Add in the elbow macaroni, and stir.
  • Reduce the heat from medium to low.
  • Stir, then cover the pot.
  • Let simmer until the pasta is tender.
  • Stir the ingredients, top off with 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar.
  • Place the lid back onto the pot, and turn the heat off.
  • Let sit for 10 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!