Sweet Hungarian Paprika is commonly found in many kinds of cuisine. Arguably the classic use is in goulash. The rich, sweet and not spicy flavor of paprika is easily recognizable in this simple one pot dish. This recipe will adapt seamlessly to a slow cooker.

Prep time: min

Cook time: min

Total time: min

Hungarian Goulash
Copyright Recipe © 2014 Woodland Foods


Serves 4 to 6


  1. Place a 4-quart Dutch oven or heavy pot on a stovetop over medium heat. Add the vegetable oil and when shimmering add the beef. Fry the meat for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.

  2. Stir in onions, garlic, caraway seed, Sweet Hungarian Paprika, ground black pepper and salt. Cook for 2 minutes then add the flour. Stir for one minute, constantly to prevent burning.

  3. Add the broth and tomatoes and reduce the heat to low. Cover; simmer about 1 hour 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is tender.

  4. Serve over cooked, warm egg noodles and garnish with fresh chopped parsley.