Hungarian Goulash

Add Hungarian flavors to your dinner table with this traditional beef and pasta goulash – a hearty meal for six.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil or bacon drippings
1 1/2
lb boneless beef chuck, tip or round roast or boneless pork shoulder, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1/2
cup beef broth
3
tablespoons paprika
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon caraway seed
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
large onions, chopped (3 cups)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4
cup cold water
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
6
cups hot cooked egg noodles

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven or 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook beef in oil about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except water, flour and noodles. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 1 hour 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is tender.
  • 3 In tightly covered container, shake water and flour until mixed; gradually stir into beef mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Serve over noodles.

Expert Tips

All paprika is made from ground sweet peppers and ranges in flavor from sweet to mild or hot. Look for Hungarian paprika for a fuller, sweet flavor or for hot if you prefer a bite.

For 7 grams of fat and 335 calories per serving, omit vegetable oil; spray Dutch oven with cooking spray before heating. Decrease beef to 1 lb. Use noodles made without egg yolks.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.