Instant Pot® Goulash


The best goulash recipe I've ever made! And so quick and easy with an Instant Pot®! Top with Parmesan cheese and enjoy.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 pint sliced mushrooms

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes

  • 2 ½ cups water

  • 2 cups noodles

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning

  • 3 bay leaves


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add beef, mushrooms, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard fat.

  2. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, water, dry noodles, soy sauce, Italian seasoning, and bay leaves. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 4 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Cook's Note:

Use any kind of noodle/pasta you prefer.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

278 Calories
10g Fat
27g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 1486mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 24mg 120%
Calcium 112mg 9%
Iron 8mg 42%
Potassium 1059mg 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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