Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

Rich and hearty on a cold day!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a dutch oven, brown meat, half at a time, in hot oil, cooking the onion and garlic with the second batch of meat.
  2. Drain off fat.
  3. Return meat, onion and garlic to pan; stir in flour, paprika, thyme, 1/2t. salt and 1/4t pepper
  4. Add undrained tomatoes and bay leaves.
  5. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and cover.
  6. Simmer for 1-1 1/2 hours or until meat is tender.
  7. Discard bay leaves.
  8. Stir in sour cream and heat through- do not bring to boil.
  9. Serve over hot cooked noodles.


Most Helpful

This was the PERFECT recipe for hungarian goulash for me since it tasted EXACTLY as I was hoping it to. Thank you for sharing such an easy and flavorful recipe! ;)

Joelen December 27, 2003

Made the Goulash this evening exactly as per your recipe and it was just great. Had some difficulty deciding how much water to add and understanding what 1/2t and 1/4t means in your instructions. Perhaps this is something I should know but I am just a total beginner cook. Anyway, all enjoyed very much the Goulash and your recipe is excellent. Liam Clancy Dublin, Ireland

Well Travelled April 22, 2003

This was very flavourful. I added some veal to it and used a spicy tomato. It was very easy to make. I found i was a little more like a stoganoff but it was great. I would make it again.

blue835 April 14, 2008

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