Pressure Cooker Goulash | The Foodie Eats

Pressure Cooker American Goulash

Super simple, hearty, and flavorful meal - perfect for a quick weeknight dinner.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 249 kcal
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


  1. 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.

  2. Then add Worcestershire and garlic and cook for another minute or two.

  3. 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.)

  4. Once cook time is complete, quick-release pressure and open lid. Add parsley and mix well. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Pressure Cooker American Goulash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 680mg 28%
Potassium 666mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 7g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 10.7%
Vitamin C 22.1%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 17.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.