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
American Chop Suey, American Goulash, Beef and Macaroni, pasta
1 1/2pounds Lean ground beef 93/7
1pinchRed Pepper flakesto own taste
Kosher saltto own taste
Freshly cracked pepperto own taste
1Green bell pepperdiced
214.5-ounceCans of organic diced tomatoes
11.5-ounceCan of organic tomato sauce
1tablespoonOrganic tomato paste
12ouncesCooked macaroni noodles
1/4cupChopped parsley to garnish
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.
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, 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 rinse noodles if desired.
Combine macaroni noodles and tomato beef mixture in a large serving dish, garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately.
Recipe by Heidy L. McCallum owner of The McCallum's Shamrock Patch Blog