Austrian Goulash Soup

Pamela Rappaport

By
@Pamelalala

We toured Austria in the winter and had a lovely tour guide named Ingrid. One of our favorite lunches was goulash soup which could be found in little cafes everywhere. She generously shared her recipe with me. I think of her every time I make this.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
oil
1 lb
beef cubed small
1
onion, chopped
2 Tbsp
good quality sweet paprika
2 Tbsp
flour
2 c
water
1 tsp
beef bouillon paste, or 1 cube
1/2 c
tomato sauce
salt and pepper
2
potatoes, cubed
1 pkg
spaetzle (a dried german dumpling that you boil, or make homemade if you wish)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
heat oil in pan and brown the beef.
2
Add the onions and saute until tender.
3
Add the paprika and flour and toss well with the beef and onion.
4
Add the water, bouillon, tomato sauce and salt and pepper. Stir well.
5
Cover and simmer until meat is tender.
6
Add the potatoes and cook until they are tender.
7
While the soup is cooking boil the spaetzle according to the package directions. The ones I use take 25 minutes to cook.
8
Serve by placing a generous spoonful of the spaetzle in the bowl then spoon the goulash over it.
9
Note - some stir in a little cream as soon as you take it off the stove.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Eastern European
Other Tag: Heirloom