Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash

Lean stew meat is most tender and flavorful when simmered slowly, so let this stew cook while you enjoy some time with your family.

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup pasta and 3/4 cup beef mixture)
  • Cook time:1 Hour, 46 Minutes
  • Prep time:7 Minutes


  • 2 tablespoons hot Hungarian paprika
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound extralean beef stew meat (beef round chunks)
  • 1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine or less-sodium beef broth
  • 1 (8-ounce) can no salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14-ounce) can less-sodium beef broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 12 ounces uncooked wide egg noodles
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream


1. Place paprika in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; cook 2 minutes or until fragrant, stirring constantly. Remove from pan, and set aside.

2. Heat oil in same pan over medium-high heat. Add beef; cook 3 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms, bell pepper, and onion; sauté 4 minutes. Add toasted paprika, red wine, tomato sauce, and salt. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 6 minutes, stirring frequently.

3. Combine beef broth, water, and flour, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add flour mixture to pan; cover and cook 1 hour and 30 minutes or until slightly thick and beef is tender, stirring occasionally.

4. About 15 minutes before beef mixture is done, cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Stir sour cream into beef mixture. Serve beef mixture over hot pasta.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 286
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 7.8g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 18.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 35.9g
  • Fiber: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 68mg
  • Iron: 3.8mg
  • Sodium: 276mg
  • Calcium: 43mg

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