If you’re looking for a hearty and comforting meal, this Creamy and Cheesy Beef Goulash is a perfect choice. Packed with flavor and topped with a cheesy twist, it’s a family favorite.
- 2 lbs ground beef or turkey
- 3 tsp minced garlic
- 1 large yellow onion, diced
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 1/2 cup beef broth
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce
- 2 (15-ounce) cans diced tomatoes
- 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
- 1 tbsp Adobo Seasoning
- 3 bay leaves
- 1 tbsp seasoned salt
- 1/2 tbsp black pepper
- 2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
- 1 cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese
- 1/2 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- In a large pan, sauté your ground meat in a skillet over medium-high heat until it’s HALF cooked, then remove it from the heat.
- Add garlic, onions, and olive oil, and continue cooking until the meat is fully cooked.
- Add water and broth, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, bay leaves, and seasoned salt, pepper, and Adobo seasoning. Mix well.
- Lower the heat, cover, and allow it to cook for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the uncooked elbow macaroni to the skillet, stir well until everything is combined.
- Cover it again and allow it to simmer for about 30 minutes.
- Once cooked, remove the bay leaves and add shredded cheddar cheese, mixing until combined.
- Add mozzarella cheese right before serving.
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
This Creamy and Cheesy Beef Goulash is a delightful combination of flavors that the whole family will enjoy. Perfect for a weeknight dinner, this dish is sure to satisfy your comfort food cravings.