Hamburger Goulash

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Hamburger Goulash

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: comfort foods, pasta, precooked
Main Protein: Beef, Ground Beef
Cooking Method: Skillet
Servings: 6
Calories: 560kcal


  • 8 oz. macaroni noodles
  • 1.5 lbs. ground beef browned
  • 1 onion minced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 14 oz. diced tomatoes
  • 16 oz. tomato sauce
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 3 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 large (gallon) freezer bag or reusable silicone bag
  • 1 medium (quart) freezer bag or reusable silicone bag


Assembly Instructions:

  • Cook the macaroni to one-to-two minutes LESS than the package instructions. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • Place the shredded cheese in a medium sized freezer meal bag and seal.
  • Add the browned beef and cooked macaroni to a large, resealable freezer bag. Add the other ingredients. Remove excess air and seal. Staple the medium bag to the large bag above the seal.

Cooking Instructions:

  • Thaw.
  • Place the large bag contents in a large skillet and warm on medium heat, stirring occasionally. When heated through, top with the shredded cheese.


Calories: 560kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 832mg | Potassium: 876mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 725IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 5mg