Turn Instant Pot to sauté and brown the ground turkey.
(Note: If you're using jarred pasta sauce, omit the seasonings and tomatoes.) Add garlic, Italian seasoning, minced onions, and 2 bay leaves. Toss in chopped zucchini and bell peppers.
Mix so that the seasonings and veggies are distributed.
Pour 8 ounces of dry whole wheat pasta, 1 can of crushed tomatoes, and 14 oz of water over the vegetables.
Stir until the pasta is fully mixed with the sauce. Lock the lid into place and turn the pressure valve to sealing. Cook on high pressure using the manual function for 3 minutes. Use the quick release method to release the pressure. Give it a final stir to mix everything together and let the goulash cool for a few minutes.
Top with cheese if desired and serve warm.
Makes six equal servings of 1 1/4C each.21 Day Fix Container Count, per serving: 2/3 red container, 1/2 green container, 1 yellow container. For the entire 21 Day Fix Goulash Recipe: 4 Red Containers, 4 Green Containers, and 4 Yellow Containers.2B Mindset: This is a complete 2B Mindset lunch recipeFor the Weight Watchers version and counts, click here Recipe Tips
This is a great recipe for meal prep. Goulash freezes nicely and reheats easily for on the go lunches and dinners.
If you would like to hide your vegetables from picky eaters you can add them all to your food processor and pulverize them.
If you are using gluten free noodles reduce your cooking time to 2 minutes.
If your noodles are undercooked, turn your Instant Pot to sauté and boil and addition minute or two until your noodles reach desired doneness.
This recipe is easy to customize for your family’s tastes. You can omit the zucchini and double up on the bell peppers, add fresh chopped onions, riced cauliflower, the options are endless.
Sauté ground turkey.
Boil noodles per packaging instructions in a large pot.
Combine the spices and crushed tomatoes. Or you can substitute this step with jarred pasta sauce.
Add cut veggies, meat, pasta sauce (homemade or store bought) to the cooked noodles and simmer for 10 minutes.
Top with parmesan cheese, if desired, and serve warm.