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Goulash

Goulash

Goulash - a traditional Central European recipe for a deliciously hearty stew packed with flavour!
Course Main
Cuisine Hungarian - Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 4
Author Manuela Zangara

Ingredients

  • 1 kg – 2 ¼ lbs. beef chuck steak cubed
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 1 ½ tbsp sweet paprika
  • 2 carrots cut into chunks
  • 1 small green capsicum/pepper sliced
  • 140 gms – 5 oz. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1 lt – 4 cups water
  • 3 medium potatoes peeled and quartered
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1 ½ tsp caraway seeds
  • 2 tsp marjoram

Instructions

  1. In an oven proof casserole fry the chopped onion with the extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Add the beef and brown it well on all sides.
  3. Add the sliced capsicums, carrots, paprika, marjoram, caraway seeds, tomato paste, salt, and 1 liter – 4 cups of water. Mix well. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 2 hours.

  4. Add the quartered potatoes and the remaining water.
  5. Simmer until the potatoes and the meat are tender.
  6. Add the chopped parsley and serve warm with dumplings, Hungarian egg noodles, steamed rice, or the Italian way with crusty bread or polenta.