Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Quick and Easy Penne Pasta Goulash Recipe

Oct 1, 2014

Quick and Easy Penne Pasta Goulash Recipe

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Hey everyone! Sheena's sister Shannon here again from In Blurred Focus.  I had to laugh when I made this for supper and I plated it for a photograph.... my husband said "You are giving away all my secrets!" No, really, he doesn't mind.  I think he actually secretly likes seeing his recipes on Sheena's blog! :)  So this recipe, is my husband's version of the short spaghetti recipe that Sheena and I grew up on!  And let me tell you, it is not only quick and easy to make but it is so flavorful and so very delicious!

Quick and Easy Penne Pasta Goulash (click here to print recipe)

What you need:
1 lb ground beef
16 oz penne pasta
4 - 15 oz cans tomato sauce
1 - 15 oz can diced tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon onion powder

Cook the noodles according to package directions.  Meanwhile, brown the ground beef. Once the beef is thoroughly cooked, add the tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, black pepper, salt, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and onion powder.  Simmer sauce until noodles are cooked. Drain noodles. Combine noodles and sauce. Serve and enjoy!

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  1. My mom made goulash on a weekly basis - yours looks so easy and healthy! YUM!

  2. This looks so yummy! I am always on the look out for new recipes to add to my weeknight dinner rotation. :) Love that this is ready in just 30 minutes!

  3. My husband would love this recipe! pinning for later!

  4. You can't go wrong with a quick recipe like this for a weeknight dinner. My daughter is always asking for goulash so I'm going to have to try this and surprise her.

  5. Saving for later but going to omit a step. I am going to add the pasta uncooked and a cup of water when all ingredients are in the pot n, saving a step and insuring great pasta and using one pan so saving on dishes too. Found you via Pinterest.


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