Goulash Recipe

The great thing about making goulash recipes is that they’re flexible. As these recipes will show, you can add an amazing number of ingredients in it.

Basic Goulash


3 lbs of boneless beef
2 tsp of salt
3 onions (medium, sliced)
3 tbsp of butter
2 tbsp of paprika
1 cup of water


Melt and heat the butter in a pot at low heat. Put in the onion and cook for 2 minutes. Spray the meat with some salt and pepper. Flavor it with some paprika too. Put the beef in the pot and add the onions. Cook it for 20 minutes. Pour some water in it. Cook this tasty goulash recipe for 90 minutes. Check to see if the beef has tenderized.

Goulash with Bacon


3 slices of bacon (chopped)
2 lbs of lean pork
1 cup of onion (sliced)
½ tsp of caraway seeds
4 potatoes (medium size, cubed)
½ cup of white wine
1 red pepper (crushed)
½ cup of chicken broth
2 cups of sauerkraut (rinsed and dried)
8 ounce can of light sour cream
½ tsp of salt
½ tsp of pepper


Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat. Put the pork in the slow cooker. Add the paprika, potatoes and caraway seeds. Toss in the peppers and the sauerkraut. Pour in the broth and wine.

Put in the bacon and onions. Mix the ingredients of this goulash recipe. Set the slow cooker to low. It will be ready in 8 to 10 hours. Set to high and it’ll be cooked in 5 hours. Put in the sour cream and tomato 20 minutes before cooking time ends.

Goulash with Hungarian Paprika


1 bay leaf
1 tsp of coarsely grounded black pepper
2 tsp of salt
2 lbs of beef
2 tbsp of vegetable oil
1 onion (large, chopped)
1 tsp of caraway seeds
1 ½ tbsp of Hungarian paprika
1 can of tomatoes (diced)
1 tbsp of flour
½ cup of beef broth
2/3 cup of green bell pepper
6 potatoes (cut to ¼” thick)


Start this simple goulash recipe by cooking the beef in the crockpot. Toss in the onion. Cook it until the onion becomes brown. Put in all the seasonings. Put the tomatoes and broth last. Let it simmer for 2 hours. Next, put in the potatoes. Cook it for another 15 minutes.

You can also add some sauce. Combine 1 tbsp of flour with 2 tbsp of water. Mix it and put in the pot. Cook it until the sauce gets thick.


Keep your eye on the onions while you’re sautéing it. Do not let them burn up. You can add some salt and pepper if the dish is lacking flavor. You can also put a little bit of water in the sauce if it gets too thick.

These homemade goulash recipes are the perfect companion after a long day’s work. You can set the slow cooker to low and after your work is done, you can start feasting.

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