Beef Goulash

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    2hrs 10mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 1 ratings

A hearty and fragrant Hungarian beef dish that tastes even better the next day. This slow-cooked meal is the ultimate comfort food.

recipe updated Mar 19, 2020


  • Flank steak icon
    Flank steak
    1.5 kg (about 2)
  • Onion icon
    2 (about 280 g)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    2 (about 300 g)
  • Marjoram icon
    2 tbsp (about 3.6 g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    ¼ cup (about 54.6 g)
  • Smoked paprika icon
    Smoked paprika
    1 tbsp (about 6.45 g)
  • Caraway seeds icon
    Caraway seeds
    1 tsp (about 2.25 g)
  • Beef stock icon
    Beef stock
    1 L (about 1 kg)
  • Tomato purée icon
    Tomato purée
    ¼ cup (about 82.5 g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed


  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Dutch oven

Step preview

  1. Heat olive oil to a clean Dutch oven
  2. Add flank steak to the Dutch oven
  3. Fry bit by bit until browned
  4. Transfer content of Dutch oven to plate
  5. Add onion and red bell pepper to the Dutch oven
  6. Cook gently until softened - 10 min
  7. Add smoked paprika, marjoram and caraway seeds to the Dutch oven
  8. Cook while stirring occasionally - 1 min
  9. Return meat to Dutch oven
  10. Add beef stock, tomato purée and salt & pepper to the Dutch oven
  11. Heat until boiling while stirring occasionally
  12. Reduce heat and cover
  13. Cook until thickened - 2 hr, low heat
  14. Serve
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