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American Goulash served in a white bowl, with a white pan in the background,

American Goulash

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 327kcal
Author: Holly
American Goulash is quick and easy using simple ingredients and flavorful spices. It's a hearty dinner ready in under 45 minutes!


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 16 oz elbow macaroni
  • 14 oz diced tomatoes
  • 28 ounce pasta sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning


  • Brown beef and onions in a large skillet. Drain fat.
  • Add the pasta sauce, diced tomatoes, and seasonings to the beef. Simmer 15 minutes.
  • While sauce is simmering cook elbow noodles according to package directions.
  • Stir noodles into the ground beef sauce. Simmer 2-3 minutes. Season with salt & pepper to taste.


Optional additions
1 green bell pepper to cook with the beef and onions


Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 927mg | Potassium: 772mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 566IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 4mg