Authentic Hungarian Goulash (Gulyasleves)

1
Sasha Kamen

By
@roaming

This authentic Hungarian goulash contains no tomatoes or green peppers or other spices: just beef, onions, potatoes, sweet Hungarian paprika and bay leaves, all topped with egg dumplings. Serve it hot with sour cream.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • ·
    2 tbsp. oil or shortening
  • ·
    2 yellow onions, peeled and chopped
  • ·
    2 lb. beef chuck, cut in 1" pieces
  • ·
    1 tsp. salt
  • ·
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • ·
    2 tbsp. imported sweet hungarian paprika
  • ·
    1 qt. very hot water
  • ·
    4 peeled and diced potatoes
  • ·
    2 bay leaves
  • ·
    dumpling batter (see directions)
  • ·
    sour cream

How to Make Authentic Hungarian Goulash (Gulyasleves)

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown onions in shortening. Reduce heat to low. Add beef, salt, pepper, and paprika. Cover and cook for 1 hour.
  2. Add hot water, diced potatoes and bay leaves. Cover and simmer until potatoes are done and meat is tender.
  3. Prepare egg dumpling batter:

    1 slightly beaten egg
    1/8 tsp. salt
    1/4 c. + 2 Tblsp. flour

    Add salt to egg. Stir in flour. Let stand for 1/2 hour.
  4. Drop dumpling mixture by teaspoonfuls onto top of goulash. Cover and simmer 5 minutes after dumplings rise to surface.
  5. Serve with sour cream.

Printable Recipe Card

About Authentic Hungarian Goulash (Gulyasleves)

Course/Dish: Beef Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Hungarian
Other Tag: Heirloom



Show 3 Comments & Reviews

21 Easy Grilling Recipes

21 Easy Grilling Recipes


Father’s Day is just around the corner. Are you looking to do something special for dad this year? Why not take over the grilling duty and prepare an outstanding meal. From the main course to dessert, any of these 21 easy grilling recipes will make a dynamite dinner for dad.

24 Spicy Recipes

24 Spicy Recipes


Ready to kick things up a notch? These spicy recipes will do just that. Seasonings, jalapeños, peppers, marinades, and sauces help these recipes pack a punch that any fan of spice will love. Perfect for salads, tacos, salsas, grilled meats, and more, these recipes are sure to spice up your life!

19 Sweet Peach Recipes to Make this Summer

19 Sweet Peach Recipes to Make this Summer


Sweet, juicy and full of bright summer flavor, we love peach recipes! From cobblers to grilled peaches to pies, you can never have enough peaches during the summer. These peach recipes showcase our favorite seasonal fruit and will have everyone coming back for thirds!