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American Goulash

This traditional family favorite is nothing if not comfort food

Original Recipe


Ground Beef2 lbs
Large cloves of garlic, minced4
Water3 cups
Canned tomato sauce30 oz
Canned diced tomatoes30 oz
Soy Sauce3 tbps
Dried Oregano2 tsp
Dried Basil2 tsp
Seasoned Salt1 tbps
Black Pepper½ tsp
Rotini (noodle of choice), uncooked2 cups

Make It

Stage 1

  1. Get out your largest pan, one might even upgrade to a pot.
  2. Cook the beef, leaving it somewhat chunky.
  3. Drain the grease.
  4. Stir in the minced garlic, and cook for a few minutes, allowing the beef to absorb the garlic flavor.

Stage 2

  1. Add all the remaining ingredients, except for the noodles!!
  2. Bring the concoction to a boil
  3. Reduce to low heat, cover, and simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Stage 3

  1. Stir in the pasta, cover, and simmer for another 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.