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

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!

Rita~ October 20, 2005

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.

Delenn February 09, 2012

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

lulubun January 29, 2012