Spicy Southwest Goulash

Course Comfort Food, Dinner, Main Meals
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8
Author Terri


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 24-32 oz of spaghetti sauce
  • 16 oz box of elbow macaroni
  • 1 can corn
  • 10 oz can Rotel
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 sm. can jalapenos optional
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Brown ground beef, onion, garlic and seasonings, in a large skillet or pan.
  2. Drain the meat after it’s completely cooked and return to pan.
  3. Add spaghetti sauce, Rotel, corn and jalapenos in with the ground beef.
  4. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  5. While the meat is cooking, in a large pan, boil water and cook pasta according to package directions.
  6. Once the noodles are cooked, drain and return noodles back to the pan. Add in the meat mixture and stir well.