Gulaschsuppe (Goulash Soup)

Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I found this recipe on and fixed for a holiday meal with other German favorites. It was wonderful and hearty on a cold December day, and it was even better the second day. Tastes great with a warm rye bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil.
  2. Saute onions until translucent.
  3. Add garlic, peppers and tomato paste.
  4. Cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Add beef, caraway seeds, paprika, stock and lemon juice.
  6. Simmer for about 1 1/4 hours Add potatoes and continue simmering until meat and potatoes are tender.
  7. Season with sea salt and pepper to taste.
Most Helpful

2 5

Anaemic. Try treble that amount of paprika

5 5

When I lived in Berlin I often visited a Czech restaurant (Zolata Praha)for their goulaschsuppe which after trying this receipe I was transported back to Germany!! The only difference: just before serving, the waiter would float a large table spoon of sauerkraut topped with dollop of sour cream on the soup!

5 5

It's a good recipe. I had to make it in a crockpot because of stove problems, but I don't think that hurt the outcome. I got compliments and will make it again. I did add more paprika. Thanks for the recipe.