Easy Crockpot Beef Goulash
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This Easy Crockpot Beef Goulash recipe is full of flavor and the perfect dinner for those busy weeknights!
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 1 pound Ground Beef {16 oz.}
  • 8 oz. Elbow Macaroni {1/2 of 16 oz. package}
  • 1½ cups finely diced Yellow Onion {about 1 medium onion}
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, finely diced
  • 4 cloves minced Garlic {or 2½ tsp Minced Garlic from jar}
  • 1 can Tomato Sauce {15 oz. can}
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes {14.5 oz. can}
  • 2 cans V8 Vegetable Juice {5.5 oz. cans}
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • ½ tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1½ tsp. Salt
  • ½ tsp. Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • *optional 1 cup shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  1. Add Olive Oil to skillet, then add Onions, Garlic, and Bell Pepper. Saute’ on stove over Medium-High heat, or until onions turn clear in appearance. {about 6-7 min.}
  2. Next, add Ground Beef to same skillet and brown meat with veggies, breaking up larger chunks as you go. {about 7-8 more minutes}
  3. Drain excess grease from skillet and pour contents into your 5-6 quart Crockpot.
  4. Add Tomato Sauce, Diced Tomatoes, V8, Worcestershire Sauce, Italian Seasoning, Cumin, Chili Powder, Salt and Pepper, then stir well.
  5. Add UNCOOKED Elbow Macaroni to Crockpot and stir into mixture, then cover Crockpot.
  6. Cook on LOW for 1 hour 20 minutes {or until pasta is done}, stirring once halfway through cooktime.
  7. Stir again just prior to serving, dish up into bowls, top with shredded cheddar cheese and enjoy!
Recipe by Never Ending Journeys at https://neverendingjourneys.com/2019/01/05/easy-crockpot-beef-goulash/