Hungarian Goulash Recipe

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Hungarian Goulash

bev snee


This is an old Hungarian Goulash recipe that my German Grandma made and my Mom made and I have been making since I was old enough to cook. My husband requests this all the time. We always made ours with flour dumplings but you can use noodles if you prefer.

★★★★★ 1 vote
4-6 depending on appetite
20 Min
3 Hr


1 lb
beef stew meat
1 clove
garlic i use about 4
2 medium
onion diced
2 tsp
paprika i use hungarian
1 tsp
1 1/8 tsp
pepper i use about 10 peppercorns
beef boullion cubes
2 c
water divided
2 c
potato diced
2 Tbsp


1Cut beef into 1" cubes and brown in a little lard.Add all but one cup of water and potato. Cover and simmer for 2 1/2 hours.
2Add 1 cup water and potatoes cut in 3/4"cubes. Cook 2o min.Thicken with 1/4 cup water and 2 Tbs flour.
3Flour Dumplings: 2 cups flour. 2 eggs. 1 tsp salt. pinch of baking powder.milk to moisten. Add by lgr spoonfulls to boiling water and let cook for about 4 mins after they start to float. Add dumplings to goulash and serve. Note: I usaully double the dumpling recipe.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy