Pork and Beans Goulash?

December 12, 2005

Close-up of Pork and Beans GoulashI am looking for a recipe for a goulash made with pork and beans, hamburger and it has vinegar in it. It is for my father in law, he is in a nursing home and would love to have some of the dishes that his wife (gone now) made for him.


Thanks for your help.
Carolyn from Charleston, WV


December 12, 20050 found this helpful
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Hows this for ya??


2 pounds ground beef
2 pounds onions, roughly chopped
3 large cans tomatoes, whole, sauce, or puree
1 large can 'pork and' beans
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon ginger
2-4 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 pound egg noodles (optional)


Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat. Onions may be added now or added with tomatoes. When meat is browned, set aside to cool. Drain when cool.

Put tomatoes in a large kettle, over medium heat, rinse can and add about a can of water. Add vinegar, sugar, cloves, ginger, bay leaves, salt and pepper. Add onions if you didn't brown them with beef. Add drained beef.


Bring mixture to a boil. When boiling, lover heat to a simmer. Cook for one hour. Add beans and simmer, stirring to prevent beans from sticking until beans are heated through, about 15 minutes.

Add noodles if you wish. They will thicken mixture if it is too thin. If a rich consistency, add 3/4 cup water, return to the boil and drop in noodles.

This gets better after it sits a day or so, you can use it for several meals
Happy Holidays, Julie

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December 13, 20050 found this helpful
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Hope one of these help :)
As always, you can add or take away things from the recipe that you think may not be needed, like hot peppers and such.


Keep us updated please.
Tammy - NC


1 lb. hamburger
1 chopped onion
1 lg. can pork and beans
1 can kidney beans, not drained
1 bottle small catsup
2 tbsp. mustard
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. vinegar

Brown hamburger with onion. Combine with pork and beans, kidney beans, catsup, mustard, brown sugar, and vinegar. Bake slowly about 2 hours or in crock pot several hours. Feeds 6-8. Very tasty.


1 lg. skillet of fried potatoes
1 oniongreen pepper
Salt & pepper

When potatoes, onions and peppers are done, add pork and beans. Reheat. You may also add hamburger to flavor.


1 (10 oz.) can pork and beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 (8 oz.) can tomatoes
1 sm. onion, chopped
1 1/2 c. chopped potatoes
1 pod pickled hot pepper
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 c. vinegar
1 c. ketchup

Fry bacon in large pan. Remove bacon and lay it in a paper plate. Lower heat and add onions and potatoes. Let simmer for 3 minutes, then add beans. Mix other ingredients into pan. Mix with the beans and cook slowly until potatoes are done.

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September 16, 2019

I have a can of pulled pork. Can I make an American goulash with it?


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September 16, 20190 found this helpful

Yes! Just be sure to use the same amount as is called for of the original requested meat.

My one suggestion is to reduce the salt for the recipe as most canned pork has a lot of salt and that may be WAY too salty if you use the can + the additional the recipe calls for....but that is just me!

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September 16, 20190 found this helpful

If it is cubed I would say yes.

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September 16, 20190 found this helpful

This should not be an issue for you to use this instead of your cooked pulled pork. Make sure to follow the recipe when you are making your goulash.

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