Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

A Romanian Hungarian soup served with polenta and sour cream. You could make this with oil instead of bacon if you wish.


  1. Fry bacon; add onion; cook until translucent.
  2. Add bell pepper.
  3. Sprinkle with salt.
  4. Cook slowly for 20 minutes.
  5. Add garlic.
  6. Add tomatoes.
  7. Add paprika.
  8. Simmer 20 minutes; mash fine; it should be thick.