Hungarian Szekely Goulash

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Goulash in the style of southern Hungary. Serve with buttered noodles, dumplings, or spaetzle if you like. This is one dish that shines as a leftover, since it gets better the longer it sits.

Top Review by judyfejes1963

congrats on an excellent and AUTHENTIC Hungarian recipe. both my grandparents on dads side were born in hungary. this is exactly how grandma made it. we always served over mashed pots, but noodles are great. thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sear the meats, onions, bell pepper, and garlic in a large deep pan.
  2. Season with salt and pepper. Add caraway seeds.
  3. Stir in rinsed and drained kraut.
  4. Add beef broth.
  5. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Add water if you need to.
  6. 20 minutes before goulash is done, stir in sour cream and paprika. Do not allow the goulash to boil at this point.

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