Favourite Hungarian goulash

    3 hours 25 min

    Beautiful family dish perfect for winter nights. Make sure you have a French stick or garlic bread to dip...heaven!

    Essex, England, UK
    44 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 500g stewing beef steak
    • flour for dusting
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • oil or butter for frying
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1 tin of plum tomatoes
    • 3 beef OXO® cubes
    • 1.2L (2 pt) boiling water
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/2 small jar of paprika, or to taste
    • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
    • 3 potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
    • 2 carrots, sliced
    • 1 green pepper, sliced

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:3hr10min  ›  Ready in:3hr25min 

    1. Sprinkle flour over beef before browning with salt and pepper in a bit of oil or butter. Once nearly browned, add onions and garlic. Fry till soft.
    2. Add plum tomatoes to the beef mixture. Make up the beef stock with the 3 cubes and 2 pints boiling water; add to the mixture along with the bay leaf, paprika, cayenne and more salt and pepper to taste. Bring to boil and let simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
    3. Add potatoes cut into chunks and simmer for another 45 minutes.
    4. Add carrots and green pepper cook for another 20 minutes or till veg is soft. Add more stock if needed. Get the bread ready and enjoy :)

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    used different spices (whatever was in a cupboard) and used pork, loved it, easy to make, great winter warmer  -  29 Nov 2015


    I've cooked this 8 or 9 times in fact I cooking it again right now. Everyone LOVES it. ^_^  -  01 Nov 2015


    Delicious. This is definitely going to become a regular dish to make. Thank you for sharing.  -  15 Apr 2013