Traditional Hungarian Goulash

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 1 h 4
Traditional Hungarian Goulash
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1 leaf Bay leaf
5 cup Beef broth (stock)
681 gm Beef, bottom round, lean (cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
1/2 tsp Black pepper
2 medium Carrots (diced)
5 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
3 tbsp Lard (or butter)
1/4 cup Paprika (preferably Hungarian paprika)
2 potato Potato (cut into 1/2-inch chunks)
2 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (seeded, cut into 1/2-inch chunks)
1/2 tsp Salt
2 medium Tomato (diced)
1 medium pepper(s) Yellow bell pepper (seeded, cut into 1/2-inch chunks)
681 gm Yellow onion (chopped)


Melt the lard or butter in a Dutch oven over medium high heat and cook the onions until beginning to brown, about 7-10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the paprika. Add the beef and garlic, return to the heat, and cook for about 10 minutes, or until the beef is no longer pink.

Add the bell peppers and cook for another 7=8 minutes. Add the carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, beef broth, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce the heat to medium, and simmer for 40 minutes. Add salt to taste.

Serve with a dollop of sour cream, some bread, and a cucumber salad.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 494
Calories from fat 173
Calories from saturated fat 63
Total Fat 19.2 g
Saturated Fat 7.0 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.9 g
Cholesterol 113 mg
Sodium 1552 mg
Potassium 1856 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 9.7 g
Sugars 13.9 g
Protein 47 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.9
Vegetables 5.0

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