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
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 the lean ground beef as you go.
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.
Add 2 cans of organic fire-roasted diced tomatoes, 1 can of organic tomato sauce, organic 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.
Meanwhile, cook 8-12-ounces of macaroni noodles al dente, according to package directions. Drain the noodles and do not rinse noodles This helps the pasta to adhere to the noodles better.
Combine the macaroni noodles and tomato beef mixture in a large serving dish, garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately while hot.
Recipe by Heidy L. McCallum owner of The McCallum's Shamrock Patch Blog