Traditional Hungarian Goulash

 Perhaps the most famous dish worldwide is a Hungarian Goulash - the soup or stew of meat and potato, seasoned with paprika and other spices. The traditional Hungarian goulash is made from beef. Pepper and wine are additional essentials to this great dish. Today, there so many different variations made the dish more suitable for local preferences. The word 'Gulyás' means 'Herder' in Hungarian. Hungarian goulash is a spicy dish. The secret is to use the best beef and the best pepper. The type of paprika determines how sweet or spicy goulash will be. Mmmmm. Make yourself at home and enjoy.


2 pounds(900g) beef steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3-4 onions, chopped
3 tablespoons Hungarian Sweet Paprika
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 carrot, cut into quarters
1 teaspoon salt
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 dried chili pepper

Stew the onion in lard over low heat until golden yellow. Reduce heat to low,  add the paprika, carrot, meat, garlic, peppers, salt and water. Cover and wait. This saucy dish must be cooked slowly over the course of a few hours (cook until the beef is very tender about 3-4 h). This recipe is very easy to prepare and serves about 3-4 people. Remember, slow cooking is the secret.

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