Authentic Hungarian Goulash

Total Time
3hrs 20mins
20 mins
3 hrs

Tried looking for a recipe on recipezaar for goulash, but couldn't find the true thing. This is the real deal. That crock-pot mess with ground beef, tomatoes, and mushy macaroni is NOT goulash. Whoever started that idea or started calling it that should be ashamed of themselves. Real Goulash has NO tomatoes... the red-orange flavor comes from Hungarian Paprika. --adapted from June Meyer's recipe-- thanks!

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  1. in dutch oven or electric skillet: roll beef in paprika, saute in fat.
  2. Add rest of ingredients, except sour cream.
  3. Bring to slow boil, cover, and simmer for 3-4 hours, checking liquid levels.
  4. When done, serve over hot buttered noodles or potatoes -- top w/ sour cream.