Goulash and kluski (homemade egg noodles)

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If you're looking for something warming and tasty for your dinner you really should try out this recipe for goulash. I don't own a slow cooker but I'm sure you could easily make the soup/stew in it and add the noodles just before eating. It is well worth making your own egg noodles to go with this dish. They're really easy and have a lovely light texture that is perfect with the goulash. You could also add these egg noodles to any other soup or stew, they'd be particularly good in a chicken noodle soup (I'll post a recipe soon).

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Step 1: Ingredients

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400 g stewing beef cut into bite sized pieces
2 medium-sized onions, finely chopped
2 tbsp oil
3 tbsp Hungarian Paprika (I didn’t have any so put together my own mix of 2 tbsp regular paprika, 1 tbsp sweet smoked paprika plus 1 tsp hot smoked paprika because I like a bit of a kick in my food)
1/2 tsp caraway seeds
2 cloves of garlic, minced, crushed or finely chopped
500ml beef stock
500ml water
1 green pepper, de-seeded and diced
1 red pepper, de-seeded and diced
1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
1-2 carrots, peeled and diced
3 medium potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
salt and pepper to taste
Extra 1 tbsp. paprika

Step 2:

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1. Heat a heavy based saucepan over a medium high heat and add 2 tbsp oil. Saute the onions until they are translucent. Add the beef and colour on all sides.

Step 3:

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2. Chuck in the paprika, caraway and garlic. Stir thoroughly so all the meat is well covered. The base of your sauce pan might get a bit gunked up at this stage. Don’t panic, just make sure it isn’t burning.

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3. Next add the carrots and peppers, give them a good stir then add the tinned, chopped tomatoes. Give everything another good stir and break up the sticky bits from the bottom of the pan with your spoon.

Delicious! Will be trying this soon in my trusty slow cooker.
Cool. I'd be interested to know how you change the recipe for using in the slow cooker.
Depending on time would probably brown the beef off and and then add that to everything else in the slow cooker - adding noodles about 30 mins from end.
Could leave it in the pot I guess 6-8 hours on low. Did beef stew yesterday that was in for 8 hours.
I've finally done it...I've bought a slow cooker. Is this going to change my life?
Yes it will change your life - they are amazing!
I love goulash! I'm going to need to give this a go. :D
eatproperly (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Do it! It's such a great autumn dish, so comforting, especially with the noodles.
Oooh... My girlfriend loves goulash. I've gotta make this for her.

Thanks for posting! =D
No worries. Glad you like it. Let me know how it turns out for you.
Will do :)