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All in One Goulash Bake

Sharon Raasch • Imperial, Neb.

  • 1 lb. Ground beef
  • 1 (32 oz) jar Spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 c. Water
  • 1 Green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 c. Elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1/2 t. Salt
  • 1/2 t. Black pepper
  • 1-1/2 c. Mozzarella cheese, shredded, divided

Crumble beef into a microwave-safe 3-quart casserole dish and cook in microwave at 80 percent power for 3-4 minutes, until no pink remains. Stir in spaghetti sauce, water, bell pepper, onion, garlic, uncooked macaroni, salt, pepper and 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Cook at 80 percent power for 15-16 minutes. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese over top of goulash and cook at 80 percent power for 1-2 minutes, or until cheese melts. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.