Thursday, February 6, 2014

Mama's (Feed A Big Family) Goulash

11/2 pounds Ground Beef
8 ounces elbow macaroni
1 large onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, chopped
3 teaspoons Hungarian paprika
1 tablespoon cumin
I tablespoon sugar
1 14 1/2 ounce cab diced or stewed tomatoes
1 15 ounce can tomato sauce
1 cup beef broth
8 ounces elbow macaroni
salt and pepper to taste

In a frying pan, cook diced bacon until crisp.  In the meantime cook macaroni according to package directions, drain and set aside. Once bacon is cooked, pour off excess fat, turn heat to medium and add chopped onion and bell pepper. Cook until tender. Add garlic and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add seasonings and sugar, tomatoes, tomato sauce, and broth. Stir and simmer on low for 25 minutes on low. Taste for seasoning and add accordingly. Serve with salad if desired.