Authentic Hungarian Goulash (Gulyasleves)

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Sasha Kamen

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@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

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

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About Authentic Hungarian Goulash (Gulyasleves)

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




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