Slow-Cooker Hungarian Goulash

Let the slow cooker do the work for you in turning out this old-world favorite. The rich beef stew is wonderful served over hot noodles.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 50 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
lb beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
large onion, sliced
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ beef-flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (6 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato paste
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
tablespoon paprika
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon caraway seed, if desired
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup cold water
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into strips
8
cups hot cooked noodles
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook beef in oil about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place beef and onion. In medium bowl, mix broth, tomato paste, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, salt, caraway seed and pepper; stir into beef mixture.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours (or High heat setting 4 to 5 hours) or until beef is tender.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir water and flour until well mixed; gradually stir into beef mixture. Stir in bell pepper. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 30 minutes longer. Serve goulash over noodles.

Expert Tips

Maximize the deliciousness of this hearty, robust classic by topping each serving with a spoonful of sour cream.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
760mg
760%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.