Succulent beef cooked in a tomato sauce flavored with onion, green pepper and paprika is the basis for this Goulash. The preparation for this dish is quick and easy. There’s no chopping or cutting.
— The secret to a good goulash is good Hungarian paprika. True Hungarian paprika may be hot or mild and can be found in most supermarkets.
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1/2 pound ground beef (95% lean)*, 1 package frozen chopped onion, 1 package frozen chopped green bell pepper, 1 bottle low-sodium pasta sauce**, 1 small package flat egg noodles, 1 bottle caraway seeds, 1 bottle Hungarian paprika, 1 carton nonfat sour cream and 1 container sliced portobello mushrooms.
Staples: canola oil, salt and black peppercorns.
GOULASH WITH CARAWAY NOODLES
Recipe by Linda Gassenheimer
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 cup frozen chopped onion
1 cup frozen chopped green bell pepper
2 cups sliced portobello mushrooms
1/2 pound lean ground beef (95 percent fat-free)*
1/2 cup reduced-sodium, no-sugar-added pasta sauce**
2 cups water
3 ounces flat egg noodles
3 teaspoons caraway seeds
1 1/2 tablespoons Hungarian paprika
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons nonfat sour cream
Heat oil a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, green pepper, mushrooms and ground beef. Saute 2 to 3 minutes, breaking up meat with the edge of a spoon. Add pasta sauce and water. Bring to a simmer and add the noodles. Lower heat to medium, cover and cook 10 minutes. Add the caraway seeds and paprika. Cook 1 minute. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Divide between two dinner plates. Dot the goulash with sour cream.
Yield 2 servings.
Per serving: 453 calories, 111 calories from fat, 12.3 g fat, 3.5 g saturated fat, 5 g monounsaturated fat, 110 mg cholesterol, 35.9 g protein, 51.3 g carbohydrates, 7.9 g dietary fiber, 10.2 g sugars, 139 mg sodium, 12.1 mg potassium, 458 mg phosphorus.
Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 vegetable, 4 lean protein
* Lean ground beef (95% fat-free), containing per ounce: 39 calories, 1.4 g fat, 0.6 g saturated fat, 19 mg sodium
** Reduced-sodium, no-sugar-added pasta sauce, containing per cup: 131 calories, 3.8 g fat, 0.4 g saturated fat, 77 mg sodium©2022 Tribune Content Agency, LLC