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Recipe Exploration: Mexican Style Goulash

Name:  Mexican Style Goulash
By: Renee (modified from All Recipes)

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 20 min

Servings: 10

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 medium green peppers
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 ½  cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1-1/3 cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese


  1. In a large nonstick pot, cook beef, onion and green peppers over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato sauce, corn, water, chili powder, oregano and salt, pepper, and cumin. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add macaroni. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until macaroni is tender.
  4. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and cook 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.


  • Can use ground turkey or half ground turkey
  • This goes well with cornbread.
  • This makes a very large batch.  Even though it freezes well, if you would like to make a smaller batch
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