The Originators of Quick & Easy Cooking!

Free Offer
Comfort Food for the Soul: 40 of Our Best Stews and Easy Soup Recipes

We're warming you up from head to toe with our latest FREE eCookbook! You'll be sure to find something to please the whole family.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Goulash Stew

(3 Votes)
Coming In:
2 Hr 30 Min

With sour cream and paprika, it's Hungarian. With caraway seeds, it's German. With tarragon, it's French. With cumin, it's Mexican. And with any of them it tastes even better reheated the next day. It's a great make-ahead dish so there's no fuss at dinner time.

What You'll Need:
  • 3 1/2 cups water, divided
  • 2 pounds stew beef
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon paprika (or hot paprika, if you want it truly Hungarian-style)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
What To Do:
  1. In a large pot, combine 3 cups water and all other ingredients except flour. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, and simmer 2 hours.
  2. In a small bowl, mix flour and remaining water until smooth. Return stew to a full boil and gradually whisk in flour mixture. Cook until liquid is thickened, stirring occasionally.



Ratings & Comments

My Rating:  

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

I absolutely love it and will make it again!

I definitely would not use ketchup! I think a tomato sauce would be much better.

This tasted like ketchup. The ketchup flavor is too strong and overpowers everything else.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Mr. Food Test Kitchen E-Newsletter

  • Tasty Quick & Easy Recipes
  • Helpful Cooking Tips & Hints
  • Themed eCookbooks
  • Special Partner Offers
  • ...and so much more

Enter Your Email:

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Mr. Food Test Kitchen-Wheel of Fortune Collectible Cookbook on QVC

About Mr. Food Advertise on Contact Us FAQ Press Room Privacy Policy Terms of Service Keyword Index Today's Recipe Find Us on TV Subscribe Unsubscribe Site Map RSS

---- 1 ----