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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 258.0
  • Total Fat: 12.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.2 mg
  • Sodium: 131.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g

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Goulash

Submitted by: 1STCINDERALLA

Introduction

A wonderfully filling recipe. A wonderfully filling recipe.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    16 oz lean ground beef
    2 cups water
    2 cups carrots, chopped
    1 small onion, chopped
    1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped
    3-1/2 cups diced tomatoes, no salt
    1 cup frozen peas
    2-3/4 cup dry whole wheat noodles

Directions

Brown and drain ground beef.
Add water, carrots, onion, mushrooms, and tomatoes.
Simmer until vegetables are tender.
Meanwhile, cook noodles.
Add peas and noodles to vegetables.
Makes 8-1 cup servings.


Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CATHY53.





TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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  • Good
    26 of 26 people found this review helpful
    When I made this the first time it was very BLAND! The second time I substituted Rotelle for half of the tomatoes and added bell pepper, garlic and twice the amount of onion called for,also used some kosher salt and some pepper. Great base of a recipe for one to make it to their own liking, I did! - 6/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I don't care what name you call it - it is a great recipe. It is healthy, and very versatile - you can add whatever spice you like to suit your tastes - to me, that is a definition of a great recipe. Thanks for sharing! - 6/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
    All goulash is not the same. My Mom use to make a goulash with ground beef, tomatoes and juice, salt and pepper and elbow macaroni. I make it with ground turkey.
    Here is the def. of Goulash. Also called Hungarian goulash. a stew of beef or veal and vegetables, with paprika and other seasoning. - 2/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe. I used ground turkey, paprika, garlic, onions, a bag of mixed veggies, and all of the above recipe items, extra spices. I added the noodles in uncooked and they absorbed the extra liquid. Then I reread the recipe, should have add the pasta cooked! But it turned out just fine. - 8/20/08

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  • Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    A little bland and watery (you could try leaving out a cup or so of water)... I added lots of fresh ground black pepper and some garlic powder and a little bit of seasalt. It was better the next day when we had the leftovers for lunch! - 3/12/08

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  • Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    It needs seasoning badly. Added lots of paprika, some pepper and salt and a bit of garlic powder and basil. - 2/19/08

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  • 7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    GOULASH IS defined as a stew of beef or veal and vegetables, with paprika and other seasoning. SO THIS RECIPE CAN BE CALLED GOULASH AS WELL AS YOURS, IT IS ALL IN WHAT YOU MAKE IT. Great recipe, Cathy! - 2/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great idea Cathy! Unfortunately people are concentrating on the NAME and not the finished product. I dont care what it's called. Goulash or not, IT WAS DELICIOUS! :) - 2/16/08

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  • Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I added celery and some more seasonings as we like thigs zesty. - 2/11/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this exactly as the receipe states. It was a very hearty meal. Next time I would add some Italian seasoning, it was a little bland. - 1/5/09

    Reply from 1STCINDERALLA (1/8/09)
    Thank you for your comment. I really appreciate it.


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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make this a lot, just never knew it had a name. I also add the noodles uncooked and let them simmer for about 15 minutes. - 11/20/08

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  • Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I subsituted the beef with ground turkey, used tomato sauce instead of water and added bell peppers and some garlic. My husband and I enjoyed it this way (and he hates carrots ... lol). - 8/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful recipe, I have been making it for years. You can put squash, corn, green beans, anything fresh from the garden is wonderful in it. - 6/10/09

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  • Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was a good meal for me but my kids complained it was a bit bland though. - 8/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Thumbs UP! This is what to eat when you get "Hungary" ;) - 8/20/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Pretty good. I think the directions needed to be a bit clearer. Also, I added some tomato sauce, to give it better flavoring and more color. Otherwise, good recipe and will try again. - 6/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is excellent when you add some sea salt and 2 boulion cubes to it. My husband LOVES it. I love it. It's a keeper! - 12/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is great!Even my company loved it. - 11/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Really easy and usually have all ingredients handy !!! - 8/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Best goulash I've had in quite a while!!! - 8/19/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good!! I loved this recipe. Very easy to make. - 8/19/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! Tasty, filling,quick to prepare, few ingredients. I'll definitely make it again. - 7/24/08

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was ok and would benefit from tons of spices. If I make it again I will have to make several alterations to the recipe. - 2/26/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good. I switched the beef for left over pork cut into very small pieces. Next time I'll use the ground beef though. - 2/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    MY FAMILY REALLY ENJOYED.THIS - 2/12/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Salt, pepper and tobasco to taste and its pretty good. Too bland without seasonings. - 2/11/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very, very good. Grandkids liked it too. - 2/11/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    everyone enjoyed this - 8/24/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made it and added a little Mrs. Dash seasonings for a little added flavor. Family liked it also. - 7/30/07

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    A little bland but a good change from the ordinary. - 3/27/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Quick easy, something that can be changed around week to week with spices or veggies...Thanks!! - 8/20/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Like my recipe, but leave out peas and add whatever vegetable I have on hand. I, too, use rotel tomatoes for half the tomatoes - 8/20/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Quick and easy, nice workday lunch. - 8/20/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very good and filling - 12/3/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe last night...my family loved it. I had read some of the reviews, so I did spice it up a bit but it really was excellent! - 9/3/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My goulash is almost the same....only I add corn and green beans. And instead of tomatoes, I use tomoato sauce...It is really good!!! - 9/1/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    THIS IS A WINNER - 8/28/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I always include this tip in hamburger recipes. To turn the cheapest hamburger into 97% lean burger with the same nutrient value...after browning boil the burger for a few minutes then rinse well. Replave the fat flavor with seasonings. It isn't hard to get used to! - 8/24/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! - 8/23/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is also known as "Poor man's soup" or "Yankee Doodle Macarooni". Instead of the water I add diced tomatoes, small can of tomatoe sauce and small can of tomatoe paste per 1 lb box of noodles. Being that I came from a PA dutch family background we always ate it with butter and molasses bread. - 8/21/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We made this last week and loved it......added seasoning for us but for sure am making again. It is goulash to me but so are several other things. Thanks for posting this. - 8/21/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used ground turkey and added boullion, salt, pepper and paprika. It was very good! The funny thing is that my husband liked the taste very much, but vehemently protested that it was not goulash! LOL! It turns out that it is not like HIS MOTHER used to make when he was a kid. - 8/20/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I grew up on something like this except it was made with elbow macaroni. - 8/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love these comments bcuz since I'm giving up beef wanted to make sure I can use turkey n yes I can - 8/20/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I've made this for years, but I use okra instead of the carrots and leave out the peas. I'm going to try it this way, too. - 8/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I will be cooking this for dinner tonight. - 8/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love recipes like this where you can play around with them and almost nothing you do is wrong. Even though my mother had a particular way of making "goulash" I always understood it to just be a mix of meat & veggies of some sort. - 8/20/09

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  • Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The Hungarian/Transylvanian goulash and paprikash I grew up with had dumplings inside the stew, which is possibly not figure-friendliest version ever (although delicious! and with sour cream, yum!), so this is a good alternative. - 8/20/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very tasty! - 8/20/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used to make this years ago....used ground turkey instead of beef...also throw in some fat free sour cream and papirika and and it would taste more like Popricka! - 8/20/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    good - 6/11/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This sounds good. My Goulash recipe is, 1lb lean gnd beef, 1 small onion, browned and drained, add 1 TBS Chile powder, 1 can w/k corn with liquid, 1 small can tomato sauce, 1 TBS butter, 1 can whole, diced, or rotel tomato with juice. Add 2 cups WW macaroni, 1 cup water, simmer till mac is done. - 6/10/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Short, sweet and to the point...YUM - 6/10/09

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  • 1 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Interesting recipe, but definitely not goulasch. You don't add all those vegetables (you could serve them on the side), and you MUST have paprika! - 6/10/09

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  • 1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I have not made this...but looks great! I will use chicken breast to make this and spices!!! Thanks for sharing this easy and great recipe!!!!!!!!! - 8/24/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good and easy to make - 8/20/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this i took the peas out and used very lean roast meat instead of ground beef using left overs . aslo I dressed it up with some green chili's and a little less liquid or it to me would be soup..but great basics - 8/19/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is what I would call an American Goulasch! In Germany we would make this with stew meat and put it over either pasta, rice or potatoes. Sometimes we might add bell peppers and paprika, but there are so many variations, diffeent not only from region to region, but from family to family. - 8/19/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It's really good, but I based on comments I added in a can of diced tomatoes and green chilis - really makes it spicy. Next time, though, I'd leave out a cup of water, it's too watery for me. - 2/25/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    delicious - 2/11/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    delicious! - 2/11/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is very good. Low fat and low sodium which I need. I add for flavor spices the mixture the heart education class gave me, - 2/11/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    fabulous - 2/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe. - 2/11/08

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  • I think this recipe tries to incorporate too many veggies... My dad makes this with a pound of ground beef, 2 cans of tomato soup, refill that same can half way with water, one green bell pepper, one onion, elbow pasta, and chili powder. - 1/9/14

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  • I made this with rice instead of noodles as my sister has wheat intolerance. I was actually disappointed, maybe because I should have added more seasoning than I did. It was filling, but didn't inspire me. Maybe it would have been better with noodles. - 4/23/13

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  • My husband and I just loved it. I am saving it to my cookbook so I can make it again - 10/10/11

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  • Really good! - 8/13/11

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  • I haven't tried this yet, BUT I'm giving it 4 stars because my little one is lactose intolerant and he can eat this since it doesn't have cheese in it! Also, Mommy will be able to eat it following my diet if I replace the meat w/ turkey meat. I can't WAIT to try this favorite! - 7/14/11

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  • Similar to one that I make! Yummy! - 6/4/11

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  • I made this with Rotel instead of the tomatoes and added veggies I had on hand, including 3-color bell pepper and zucchini. I also added a little tomato sauce. - 1/27/11

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  • Good recipe. Might take a few tweaks to adjust it to "my taste" but other than that, it was pretty satisfying! - 1/21/11

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  • This was fantastic. I added a larger onion, more mushrooms, celery and a green bell pepper. I put in seasoning salt and crushed red pepper. Made for a great meal! - 1/1/11

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  • a great way to get lots of veggies ... we really liked that! - 12/4/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Poor-imagine no caraway seeds or no sweet paprika in goulash.Lousy recipe-I won't be trying this one - 12/2/10

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  • Sounds great...easily can make into your own recipe!! With some additions..mostly spices, this will be a very satisfying meal. - 9/30/10

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  • Very bland--not worth the calories to me. - 9/17/10

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  • My mom made this when I was a kid. (along time ago). Loved it then and now. - 9/16/10

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  • I make something similar with ground turkey but I don't use noodles. - 9/15/10

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  • Nice one dish meal but more a stew than goulash. Goulash (gulyas) in my kitchen is stew beef, onions, potatoes and perhaps carrots flavoured with hot paprika and caraway seeds. It is searved as is or can be thinned and served as a soup. - 9/15/10

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  • This was a "bare bones" recipe -- this is where you START. Seasonings, like garlic and paprika, can certainly be added (in my house, garlic is almost a vegetable, not a seasoning!) to enhance the flavor; but the BASICS are here. For authentic goulash (gulYASH), consult a different cookbook. - 9/15/10

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  • rinse hamburger well, add corn off cob, use fresh tomatoes, garlic, ground black pepper, sea salt, papricka, fresh herbs, - 9/15/10

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  • Filling as well as easy to make. I kicked up the spices to my own liking. Thanks for sharing! - 9/15/10

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  • Sounds great and will certainly try it! - 9/15/10

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  • I substituted 92% lean chuck steak and cooked in slow cooker with the tomatoes, onion, and paprika until the meat fell apart, then added the other veggies to simmer and get al dente. It is more traditional style and oh so satisfying! - 9/15/10

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  • Paprika,paprika,paprika!! - 9/15/10

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  • How can you make goulash without paprika?? - 9/15/10

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  • I don't know where you got this recipe from but its not the traditional Goulash recipe. There are no tomatoes, peas or carrots for starters. What happened to the caroway seeds, paprika and garlic? - 9/15/10

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  • i love stew and soups. good base recipe - 9/15/10

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  • spunds good I'll try it - 8/24/10

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  • Never heard of Goulash with Groundbeef before, we make it with beef cubes. But it sounds good, will try it, even though I might just used beef cubes....... - 8/23/10

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  • I just printed this; sounds really good!!!! - 8/22/10

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  • I used ground Bison in place of the beef. It has no cholestrol and is super lean. In fact you don't have to drain it. I also added chopped green and red bell peppers and halef the amount of tomatoes since hubby does not care for them. Very easy to make and is great as leftovers too. - 8/21/10

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  • timely needed this last night for dinner and here it is. - 8/21/10

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  • I would make this again with some changes. I did add garlic, salt, pepper and celery salt but I would add more spices and thicken the sauce just a tad. We did enjoy it but it definitely needed more flavor. - 8/21/10

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  • wonderful recipe! as we do not eat beef, i will try it out with ground chicken. - 8/21/10

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  • Why can't I figure out how large "a serving" is? Where is it hiding? Thanks! - 8/20/10

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  • I've changed my mind on what is for dinner tonight. This sounds good, My Husband will love it! - 8/20/10

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  • I am going to try this! - 8/20/10

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  • Good, but for a little more flavor, I add a tiny bit of garlic powder and a sprinkle of Italian seasoning. - 8/20/10

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