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

This is a Czech goulash made with a pilsner. Very aromatic and rich. Can be served over egg noodles or mashed potatoes, and a nice bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In stew sized pot, heat oil and cook onions until golden brown, add caraway seeds just before onions are done.
  2. Add cubed beef, and slightly brown.
  3. Stir in tomato paste, paprika, black pepper, and pilsner beer.
  4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes or until beef is tender.
  5. Add flour to thicken.
  6. Stir in salt, garlic& marjoram.
  7. Simmer for 5 to 10 more minutes.
  8. Serve.


Most Helpful

We host exchange students from the Czech Republic. This recipe is the one meal which is requested again and again. It is always a favorite with our boys and this gulas tastes just like the version I had in Prague. Fantastic!

ctqueenb February 23, 2008

We all really enjoyed this dish. My family went to Prague last summer, and this dish seems fairly close to the goulash we had while there. We added dumplings to it to get more of an authentic Czech taste. The only thing some of us didn't care for was the "bite" given to it by the pilsner. We counteracted this by putting some sour cream out, which some people mixed it into their goulash, eliminating the aftertaste from the beer. Overall, this was very good, and we would make it again. Thanks for the recipe!

lucid501 January 28, 2006

It looks good, I have to try it this weekend. Let you know about results. Thanks for recipe.

tortoise1 November 29, 2005

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