Five Dollar Dinner Goulash

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Five Dollar Dinner Goulash

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Julia Pacheco Course: DinnerCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 tbs olive oil

  • 1/2 lb ground turkey

  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

  • 1 – 7.25oz box shells & cheese

  • 14oz can petite diced tomatoes with garlic and olive oil

  • 4oz mozzarella cheese, shredded


  • To a skillet over medium heat on the stove add the oil once its hot add in the onion, ground turkey, and seasonings break the turkey up and cook through.
  • To a pot of boiling water add the pasta noodles and boil according to the box instructions, drain and set pasta to the side.
  • To the skillet with the now cooked turkey add the diced tomatoes, and cheese packet from the macaroni and cheese stir well to combine the ingredients now add in the cooked pasta and stir. Lastly stir in the mozzarella cheese and let it melt down. Serve and enjoy!

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  1. Midwest Cook

    Very flavorful, easy to assemble. My canned tomatoes had basil as well as garlic & olive oil. It looks like we’ll get 6 generous servings (3 meals for 2 adults) from this recipe. We also had a side salad and slices of baguette/French bread.

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