Bayrischer Gulasch: German Goulash Stew - Crock Pot or Oven

Total Time
5hrs 10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
5 hrs

A firm favourite of mine when I lived in Herford in West Germany. This recipe comes from a German friend of mine who lives in Bavaria, and is delicious served with sour cream, dumplings or noodles - oh yes, don't forget the crusty sourdough bread as well! Although this is nice served with the above accompaniments, it is essentially a one pot meal which is sufficient to feed most hungry families. It can be cooked on the top of the stove or in a crock pot; the latter method is my favourite, especially when I am very busy or I need to go out!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a casserole, add meat and pan fry until brown.
  2. Add onion and heat until transparent.
  3. Then add carrots, potatoes and herbs and stir for a few minutes.
  4. Add red wine, tomatoes, tomato puree, garlic powder and caraway seeds - simmer for about 2 to 3 hours, adding some water if necessary.
  5. Crock pot: cook in a crock pot on high for 4 to 5 hours - reduce the liquid if cooking this way to about 1/4 bottle red wine.
  6. Serve with sour cream, dumplings or noodles.(And crusty bread - such as German Sourdough bread.).