Cheesy Goulash Recipe -
Cheesy Goulash Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Cheesy Goulash

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"This is a recipe that my sister and I always begged my mother to make. It was our favorite and now it is my children's favorite, too. Very basic ingredients combine for a wonderful and tasty dish."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    55 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain, and set aside.
  2. Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium high heat, stirring to crumble; drain, and set aside. Heat oil in a separate skillet over medium high heat. Cook potatoes for 2 minutes, then stir in onion. Continue cooking until well browned, then carefully drain excess oil.
  3. Combine potatoes with ground beef mixture, and stir in tomato sauce and cubed cheese. When cheese has melted, stir in noodles and continue cooking 15 minutes more. Serve immediately.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 23, 2006

We just finished eating this recipe! It turned out very well here. We did make a few substitutions simply due to a lack of the exact ingredigents. We used ground turkey instead of ground beef. Plus, at the last minute, we noticed that we were out of onions! So, we just nixed that ingredient. Everything turned out great nevertheless. We did spice things up with salt, pepper and garlic powder. I can see how this might be a bit bland otherwise. But, overall, a nice piece of comfort food perfect for a chilly autumn night!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 18, 2005

This was ok. The potatoes never did reaily get fully cooked. The taste was kinda bland. I had to add more seasoning. My husband and 16 month old daughter liked it. Next time "IF" I make it I will cook the potatoes before adding them.


27 Ratings

Apr 04, 2005

My whole family liked this recipe very much. I am definently going to make this one agian.

Aug 04, 2006

this was ok, but not nearly as good as I expected.

Jan 24, 2014

I made this recipe last night but I tweaked it a little bit. Instead of ground beef I used ground turkey and put garlic powder, chili powder, kosher salt to season it. I didn't put onion in it either. This was AMAZING! My husband had 4 bowls of it! Thank you for sharing this recipe, it was easy to make and I have leftovers to feed an army. LOL

Apr 28, 2009

It was pretty good. I did add salt, pepper, garlic powder and a little celery salt. I also added beef broth, because I thought it needed some moisture. I think it took a long time to prepare. It made way too much for my family of 5. It made a lot of dirty dishes too!

Jun 26, 2008

It was good. Something different. Not too much to change on this one.

Dec 19, 2004

Very bland... I originally thought "potatoes and noodles?" and I was right ... way too heavy/starchy. Had to keep adding water too. Has potential, but needs some major adjustments.


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  • Calories
  • 748 kcal
  • 37%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 68.7 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol
  • 145 mg
  • 48%
  • Fat
  • 36.8 g
  • 57%
  • Fiber
  • 4.3 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 36.2 g
  • 72%
  • Sodium
  • 1249 mg
  • 50%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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