Goulash

Goulash is the national dish of Hungary and one of their national symbols. It is enjoyed as a stew or soup with vegetables and meat, flavored with spices, especially paprika.

Serving size

⅙ goulash + 1 cup noodles

Makes

6

Prep time: 30min
Cook time: 30min
Total: 1hr 0min

Ingredients

8 ounces pork loin, cubed

¼ cup olive oil

1 cup onion, chopped

3 cloves of garlic, minced

2 tablespoons unbleached flour

2 teaspoons paprika

1 cup dry white wine

1 tablespoon tomato paste

1 cup green pepper, sliced

1 cup mushrooms, sliced

2 small (50g each) carrots, sliced

3-4 cups water

Pepper, freshly grounded, to taste

12 ounces egg noodles (6 cups of cooked pasta)

½ tablespoon butter

Salt (optional)

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: ⅙ goulash + 1 cup noodles

Calories

471

Fat

17 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

33 mg

Carbohydrates

53 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

4 g

Protein

20 g

Sodium

43 mg

Calcium

41 mg

Phosphorus

216 mg

Potassium

462 mg

Instructions

  1. In a medium skillet, brown the meat in the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic.
  2. Stir in flour and paprika.
  3. Whisk in the wine and tomato paste and incorporate well.
  4. Add in the peppers, mushrooms, carrots and water. Simmer until pork is tender, about 10-15 minutes.
  5. Season with pepper and salt, if desired.
  6. While the goulash is cooking, cook the noodles in a separate pot until al dente. Drain and add the butter to moisten and keep the noodles from sticking. Cover and set aside.
  7. Serve the cooked stew over the noodles and enjoy!
Recipe contributed by FamilyCook Productions

Steps 1-2 could be done the night before or earlier in the day if pressed for time.