Goulash is one of those things that is comfort food at it's finest! That and a big hunk of garlic bread and you've got a meal fit for a King!
- 3/4 lb ground beef
- 1 stalk celery diced
- 1 carrot diced
- 1 yellow onion peeled and diced
- 1 green pepper diced
- 1 clove garlic finely minced, or two small
- 1 cup frozen corn
- 1 28 oz crushed tomatoes
- 1 10.5 oz Beef Consume you'll find this in the soup section
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup elbow pasta dried
- 2 leaves bay
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
Start by browning the ground beef - use a large thick bottom stock pot & brown the ground beef well, remove from the pan & pour off the excess grease.
While the beef is browning chop the vegetables. if needed add a couple tablespoons of olive oil to the stock pot, then add the vegetable; chopped celery, carrot, onion & green pepper. Also add the Italian Seasoning, paprika, salt, black pepper & red pepper flakes. Sauté for about 5 minutes until the vegetables just begin to soften.
Add the minced garlic and sauté for another minute and then add the crushed tomatoes, beef consume, ketchup, bay leaves, Worcestershire Sauce and water. Stir really well. Increase the heat and bring this to a boil. After it comes to a boil, decrease the heat to low and cover, leaving the top slightly vented. Stir occasionally & cook for 15 minutes.
After 15 minutes add one cup of elbow pasta and 1 cup frozen corn. Continue to cook for another 15 minutes or so until the pasta is cooked thru. Serve in large bowl with a crusty piece of bread to sop up all that delicious goodness!
Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 659mg | Potassium: 490mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2115IU | Vitamin C: 21.6mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2.3mg