Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash is a thick, hearty dish, and still is a very popular dish among herdsmen in Hungary. They made it in a cast-iron kettle hung above open fire, out in the fields.

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds beef cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 14 cup butter
  • 2 sliced onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 medium/large potatoes, diced
  • 1 cup canned or homemade stewed tomatoes

Method

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  2. Add the diced meat and onions.
  3. Saute until browned.
  4. Add salt, pepper, paprika and the tomatoes.
  5. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Add potatoes and more tomatoes and/or water if necessary.
  7. Cook 30 minutes longer.
  8. If desired, add 1 cup of heavy cream/double cream and 12 cup of water.
  9. Heat thoroughly and enjoy.
  10. Tastes even better the next day.

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