Hearty Goulash Soup

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by MamaJ

This is a delicious recipe I found on Epicurious. It is best made a day ahead and re-heated. If it gets too thick, dilute with water to desired consistency. Posted for ZWT4.

Top Review by morgainegeiser

This was delicious, my Russian client and I made this and the apartment smelled great and the broth had a great flavor, had it for lunch with a chunk of brown bread and it was great. Made for ZWT4 family favorites.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large soup pot saute bacon over moderate heat until crisp. Remove and set aside.
  2. Brown meat over med/high heat in bacon fat.
  3. Cook in batches if necessary to brown, rather than steam.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and add oil.
  5. Add onions and garlic and cook, until soft and golden.
  6. Stir in paprika, caraway seeds, and flour and cook, 2 minutes.
  7. Whisk in vinegar and tomato paste; cook, 1 minute.
  8. Stir in broth, water, salt, bell peppers, bacon, and stew meat and bring to a boil, stirring.
  9. Simmer soup, covered, 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  10. Add potatoes to soup and simmer, covered, until tender, about 30 minutes. Season soup with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Serve.

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