Hungarian Goulash Soup
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Hungarian
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Serves: 8
  • 1 pound stew beef, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons lard, butter or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 quarts beef broth
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 pounds red potatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Fresh parsley sprigs, chopped
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  1. Drop the lard into a Dutch oven or soup pot and melt it over medium heat
  2. Add onions and saute for 5 minutes or until translucent
  3. Add beef and sprinkle paprika and caraway over the meat and onions
  4. Pour in ¼ cup water and stir until mixture begins to bubble
  5. Pour in 2 quarts beef broth and add bell pepper, carrots and potatoes
  6. Let the mixture simmer until beef and vegetables are tender
  7. Taste for seasoning and add salt, pepper and additional paprika as desired
  8. Pour into bowls and top with chopped fresh parsley or your favorite herbs
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