Nanny's Goulash

Nanny's Goulash


"This is my grandmother's recipe she invented back when times were tight. You can add more mushrooms and yellow squash to it. Serve over rice or egg noodles."


1 h servings 273 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 273 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 19.8 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 16 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 448 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef. Remove beef with a slotted spoon and discard fat.
  2. Return skillet to stove, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Stir in mushrooms, green and red peppers, squash, onion, paprika, basil, garlic salt, and pepper; cook for five minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in beef and tomatoes; simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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  1. 118 Ratings


I got chill bumps when I saw this recipe. My mother, who is no longer living and referred to as "Nana" by her grandchildren, had a special recipe for goulash. Hers was similar, but better, I t...

This was Awesome. I would give it more than 5 stars if I could. I used 2 zukes, 1 red pepper, spicy paprika, garlic powder and garlic salt and 1 tbs. of sugar to cut down on the acid. I boile...

I substituted sweet onion for red, and yellow pepper instead of mushrooms. Kept everything else the same. Served it mixed with elbow macaroni, but the 16 oz box was a bit too much. Probably go w...

Very good, and a quick and easy weeknight supper. I added a couple cloves of fresh minced garlic, and also added around 3/4 of a cup of sour cream in the last few minutes. Served it over rice ...

Thought this was pretty tasty. Did make a few changes/additions: Used only 1 green bell pepper, no red. Used yellow onion instead of red. Sauteed the mushrooms, onions, bell pepper, and 1 clove ...

This goulash is very yummy! I bought some Hungarian Goulash spice mix in London, so wanted to find a good recipe as soon as I got back. I substituted the spice mix (paprika-based) for the paprik...

This was an awesome recipe. Served it with buttered noodles and crusty bread. Great!

Really easy to make and delicious. Even my kids ate it. This one will be a regular in our household.

Yummy!! This is such a nice dish, full of veggies! It tastes great as left overs. Thanks for sharing such a fantastic recipe!