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One pot American goulash. Easy comfort food that takes no time to make and tastes like mom made it. Enjoy! | joeshealthymeals.com

One Pot American Goulash

Easy one pot dish that everyone will love. Just like mom used to make.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 621kcal
Author Joe Boyle


  • 12 oz . ground round beef
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 lg. yellow onion coarsely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper , coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 2 cups beef broth , (I used Better than Bouillon beef base)
  • 2 15 oz . cans Del Monte stewed tomatoes , tomatoes cut to bite size
  • 8 oz . pasta elbows
  • grated cheddar cheese
  • coarse chopped scallions


  • In a Dutch oven or heavy stock pot on medium heat , add the vegetable oil, bring it to 350° or to shimmering and add the ground beef. Break up and cook until browned, 6 mins.
  • Add the green pepper and onion and cook to soften about 4 to 5 minutes, covered.
  • Add the beef broth, spices and stewed tomatoes, stir in and bring to a boil, 2 mins.
  • Stir in the pasta and bring to a simmer for 20 minutes until the pasta is softened.
  • Serve hot with grated cheddar and chopped scallions


Calories: 621kcal