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Calories 314 (19% from fat)
Fat 7 gram
Saturated Fat 2 gram
Trans Fat 0 gram
Cholesterol 42 mg.
Sodium 627 mg.
Carb. 42 gram
Fiber 4 gram
Sugar 9 gram
Sugar Alcohol 0 gram
Protein 23 gram


1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1 pound 96% lean ground beef

2 cups onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves (2 tsp.), minced

2 tsp. smoked paprika

1 tsp. Italian seasoning

1 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper, ground

1 can (15 oz.) low sodium tomato sauce

1 can (14.5 oz.) fire roasted tomatoes, diced

3/4 cup unsalted beef broth

2 cups whole wheat elbow macaroni

3 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese, grated

This is a comfort meal that cooks together all in one dish. Freeze extra servings for later.

1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.

2. Add the beef and chop it up with a wooden spoon. Then add onions and stir everything together. Cook until beef is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

3. Add the garlic, paprika, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Mix together and cook for 1 minute.

4. Stir in the tomato sauce, tomatoes and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook for another 5 minutes.

5. Add the macaroni and cook, uncovered, occasionally stirring until tender, 6 to 9 minutes.

Goulash in Pan

6. Take the goulash from the heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

7. Divide into 6 servings of 1.25 cups each. Sprinkle half a tablespoon of Parmesan cheese over each serving.

Yield: 6 Servings of 1 1/4 Cup Each


This is a Freezer Friendly Recipe!

You can freeze individual portions for easy re-heating later.

Microwave on high for approximately 2 - 2 1/2 minutes. Keep the container open a little to allow steam to escape.

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