The Best American Beef Goulash
A genuinely soul-warming dish that fulfills your macaroni and beef craving, packed with bursting flavors.
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 yellow onions chopped
- 2 bouillon cubes
- 1 green bell pepper chopped
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 3 cups water
- 3 cups tomato sauce
- 2 medium diced tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon dried or fresh basil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup elbow macaroni uncooked
- 2 bay leaves
Add the ground beef, onions, bell peppers and garlic to a medium sized pot on medium-high heat and cook it, breaking it apart; about 5-7 minutes.
Now add the bay leaves, bouillon cubes, oregano, salt, Worcestershire, tomatoes, tomato sauce, fresh basil and water.
Bring to a boil, simmer for 10 minutes then add in the elbow macaroni and reduce to low heat and simmer with a cover on for another 10 minutes.