Hearty Hungarian Beef Goulash Recipe

Immerse yourself in the authentic flavors of Hungary with our hearty Beef Goulash recipe. This warm, savory, and deeply satisfying dish, brimming with tender beef and aromatic spices, is perfect for a cozy family dinner. Our step-by-step guide makes it easy to bring this Hungarian classic to your table.

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Hearty Hungarian Beef Goulash

Experience authentic Hungarian flavors with our hearty Beef Goulash recipe. This warm, savory, and deeply satisfying dish is perfect for a cozy family dinner.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dinner
Cuisine Hungarian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 460 kcal


  • 907 grams stewing beef cut in 2.5cm (1 inch) cubes
  • 3 to 4 large tomatoes
  • 1 onion coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • 1 cup sour cream optional


  • Place stewing beef in a medium size casserole.
  • Peel tomatoes, and remove the cores.
  • Cut the tomatoes into chunks. Place in casserole with stewing beef, tomatoes, onion, salt, and pepper.
  • Toss the mixture lightly.
  • Cook, covered for 30 - 40 minutes, or until stewing beef is tender. Stir occasionally during cooking time.
  • If desired, stir sour cream into the mixture and let stand, covered for 5 minutes.


Calories: 460kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 53gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 175mgSodium: 732mgPotassium: 1107mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1129IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 118mgIron: 5mg
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