Pressure Cooker Goulash
From start to finish, we were eating this pressure cooker goulash in less than 30 minutes. That alone almost makes it worth trying. But the real reason for giving this recipe a try is the flavor. All things considered, this is a perfect weeknight meal when you’re in a hurry. And even more, everyone will be full! Doubtful there will be leftovers on this one. Well, this recipe does make quite a bit, so maybe…
The Secret to Cooking Pasta in a Pressure Cooker
There’s a simple rule-of-thumb for cooking pasta in a pressure cooker that I’ve found works every time… so far. That rule is this: divide in half, then subtract 2 minutes. So let’s say the box says cook pasta for 10 minutes, that would be 3 minutes in your pressure cooker goulash (or any other dish); half of 10 is 5, then minus 2 equals 3. I have yet to have this method fail. Sure hope the trends continues!
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Pressure Cooker American Goulash
Super simple, hearty, and flavorful meal - perfect for a quick weeknight dinner.
- 1 lb. lean ground beef
- 1/2 cup yellow onion diced
- 1/2 cup green bell pepper diced
- 3 tsp. sea salt divided
- 1 tsp. black pepper
- 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 Tbsp. garlic minced
- 28 oz. crushed tomatoes
- 4 cups low sodium chicken stock
- 16 oz. tomato sauce
- 1 Tbsp. sugar
- 1 lb. elbow macaroni
- 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley finely chopped
Using sauté setting - add beef, onions, peppers, 1 teaspoon of salt, and black pepper to cooker. Cook until meat is thoroughly browned, stirring frequently to break up meat.
Then add Worcestershire and garlic and cook for another minute or two.
Add tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, 2 teaspoons of salt, and sugar. Mix well. Finally, add chicken stock and elbow pasta and mix once again. Close lid and set manual timer for 3 minutes at high pressure. (Time could be different based on the pasta you choose. Divide time on box in half, then subtract 2 minutes.)
Once cook time is complete, quick-release pressure and open lid. Add parsley and mix well. Serve and enjoy!