Easy Goulash

Ingredients

  • 1 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup frozen chopped onions and peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 ½ teaspoon seasoned salt, or to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Rotel diced tomatoes & green chilies
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 cups uncooked elbow macaroni

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, brown and chop the ground beef over medium heat. Drain the grease.
  2. Add the onions, peppers, garlic, soy sauce, Italian seasoning, seasoned salt, and bay leaves.
  3. Stir and cook the meat mixture until the onions are translucent, about 10 more minutes.
  4. Stir in water, diced tomatoes, and tomato juice, and bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  5. Stir in the macaroni, cover, and simmer over low heat until the pasta is tender, about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove from heat, discard bay leaves, and serve.