Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This really yummy soup was the winner of the Oktober Fest Home Cooking Recipe Contest for the 10/03 Texas CoOp Power Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut beef into 1/2" cubes.
  2. In 4 qt pan sprayed with cooking spray combine beef, onions, garlic, paprika, marjoram and 1/2 c water.
  3. Cover and simmer over medium low heat for 30 minutes.
  4. Uncover and increase heat to medium, cook, stirring often til liquid has evaporated and onions are browned. 20-25 minutes.
  5. Stir in flour until smoothly blended.
  6. Add 1 cup more of the water, beef broth, and tomato paste, stirring to loosen browned bits from bottom of pan.
  7. Gradually add in remaining 3 1/2 c water and bring to a boil.
  8. Add potatoes and peppers.
  9. Cover and reduce heat cooking til meat is tender - about 2 hours. Skim and discard surface fat.
  10. Stir in parsley and season to taaste with salt and pepper.
Most Helpful

5 5

Made with all the ingredients exceft for the oil. I placed it all in my crock pot and cooked for 3 hours on low! Very comforting!

4 5

I really liked this. My son did not like the broth but loved the meat only. So, I probably won't get to make this again for some time.

5 5

Just came back from Austria, and this was just as tasty and heartwarming!