5 from 8 votes
This delicious comforting dish named American Goulash, aka American Chop Suey, aka Beef and Macaroni, has simple, economical, filling ingredients such as lean ground beef, green bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and seasoned with herbs that are fairly family friendly and super simple to find at any market or local grocer.
American Goulash – American Chop Suey
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

This delicious comforting dish named American Goulash, aka American Chop Suey, aka Beef and Macaroni, has simple, economical, filling ingredients such as lean ground beef, green bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and seasoned with herbs 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: American Chop Suey, American Goulash, Beef and Macaroni, pasta
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds Lean ground beef 93/7
  • 1 splash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pinch Red Pepper flakes to own taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Hungarian paprika
  • Kosher salt to own taste
  • Freshly cracked pepper to own taste
  • 1 large Yellow onion chopped
  • 1 Green bell pepper diced
  • 2 teaspoons Minced garlic
  • 2 14.5-ounce Cans of organic diced tomatoes
  • 1 1.5-ounce Can of organic tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Organic tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • 12 ounces Cooked macaroni noodles
  • 1/4 cup Chopped parsley to garnish
Instructions
  1. In a large deep metal skillet on medium heat, add lean ground beef, a splash of Worcestershire sauce, a few pepper flakes, Hungarian Paprika, kosher salt, and pepper to own taste, and cook for about 5 minutes, breaking up lean ground beef as you go.
  2. Add chopped onion, diced green bell pepper, and minced garlic to the metal skillet over medium heat and cook until ground beef is completely done. Drain the ground beef if necessary.
  3. Add 2 cans of organic fire-roasted diced tomatoes, 1 can of organic tomato sauce, tomato paste, garlic powder, onion powder, kosher salt, and pepper to own taste, to metal skillet; stir to mix ingredients together with ground beef. Cook for about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, cook 8-12-ounces of macaroni noodles al dente, according to package directions. Drain the noodles and rinse noodles if desired.
  5. Combine macaroni noodles and tomato beef mixture in a large serving dish, garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately.