This slow cooker recipe is a delicious, filling and hearty meal that is super easy to prepare in your crockpot. Requiring mere minutes of prep time and a few simple ingredients, slow cooker goulash is the perfect family meal for a busy night!
2 lbs ground beef
1 yellow onion
3 cloves garlic
30 oz diced tomatoes
30 oz tomato sauce
3 c water
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp Italian seasoning
2 tsp seasoned salt
16 oz elbow macaroni
In a Dutch oven cook ground beef over medium heat until no longer pink. Add onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes, or until soft and fragrant.
Transfer mixture to a slow cooker and add the next 6 items. Mix well.
Cook on high for 3 1/2 hours or low heat for 7 1/2 hours. Add macaroni and cook for an additional 30 minutes, or until pasta is cooked to al dente.
Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese or Parmesan over the top just before serving for an extra cheesy version of this dish.
Add a chopped green bell pepper to the onion mixture for added texture and flavor. Red, yellow, orange or green peppers all taste great.
Add chopped green pepper (bell or jalapeno) for an extra crunch.