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Sunday, 9 December 2012

Hungarian Goulash Like Mother Used To Make

I love this way of cooking beef,lovely and tender in a creamy tomato sauce and sour cream, great for cold winter evenings with the warming paprika.My father loved this dish after a hard days work,that my mother had waiting for him to enjoy.

Hungarian Goulash image

  Hungarian Goulash


1) 50 g./2 oz.butter
2) 675 g./1 & 1/2 lbs. lean,tender beef
3) 2 large onions,sliced into rings
4) salt and pepper
5) 15 ml./1 tbs paprika
6) 1/2 kg./1 lb. tomatoes,skinned and chopped
7) 50 ml./2 fl.oz beef stock
8) 150 ml./5 fl.oz sour cream
9) Fresh chopped parsley


a) Melt the butter in a saucepan
b) Add the meat and fry for 5 to 8 minutes,or until it is evenly browned 
c)  Stir in the onions,salt and pepper to taste and paprika
d) Add the tomatoes and stock
e) Cover and simmer for 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours,or until the meat is tender
f) If necessary,add a little liquid during cooking
g) Top with sour cream and parsley.

Serves 4