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Stovetop Goulash Recipe

Stovetop Goulash Recipe

I created this recipe after trying goulash at a local restaurant. The blend of spices gives it great flavor, and it’s so easy on a weeknight! —Karen Schelert, Portland, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (24 ounces) refrigerated mashed potatoes


  • 1. Cook beef in a large skillet over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add mixed vegetables, soup, water, onion, Worcestershire sauce and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 2. Meanwhile, heat potatoes according to package directions. Serve with goulash. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups goulash with 1 cup potatoes equals 605 calories, 22 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 1,425 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.