Easy Grandma’s American Goulash Recipe


  • You will need to use 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Go ahead and chop 1 medium onion
  • You will need 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Make sure to use 1 lb. ground beef or turkey
  • Carefully measure out 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Carefully measure out 1 ½ cup beef broth
  • You will need to get 1 – 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • You will need to get 1 – 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • Carefully measure out 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Carefully measure out 1 teaspoon paprika
  • You need to also go ahead and add salt and pepper to taste
  • Go ahead and measure out 1 ½ cup elbow macaroni
  • You will need to get 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • You will need parsley, whether dry or fresh, for the garnish



Begin by cooking the onion with oil in a large skillet until it is tender

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Proceed to add garlic and cook for approximately 1 minute


Go ahead and add ground beef or turkey and cook it until it is done, drain if necessary, then season with salt and pepper to taste

Proceed to stir in the tomato paste, broth, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and paprika until everything is well-combined and mixed


Proceed to add in the uncooked macaroni

Start to bring everything to a simmer and cook it until the pasta is tender


Finally, proceed to stir in the cheese, garnish with parsley, and serve the dish immediately

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size

1Amount Per ServingCalories140
Total Fat24g

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