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Pressure Cooker American Goulash

Super simple, hearty, and flavorful meal - perfect for a quick weeknight dinner.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 249kcal
Author: The Foodie Eats


  • 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!


Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 666mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 3.2mg