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Hamburger Goulash

 Hamburger Goulash
"Goulash over mashed potatoes was my birthday meal of choice when I was growing up," recalls Jennifer Willingham of Kansas City, Missouri. "Now I make my mother's tangy recipe for my family, and they like it, too."
6 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.


  • 2-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Hot cooked noodles or mashed potatoes


  • In a Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is
  • no longer pink; drain. Add the water, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce,
  • paprika, sugar, salt, mustard and garlic powder. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour and cold water until smooth; stir into
  • the meat mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or
  • until thickened. Serve with noodles or potatoes.
  • Yield: 6 cups.

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Hamburger Goulash (continued)

Freeze option: Freeze cooled meat mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 431 calories, 24 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 896 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 39 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.