Yummy! Ok, so I have to admit that I didn't actually have caraway seeds so I didn't use those... and I only had Spanish paprika so I used that... and a little tablespoon of sour cream might have also made its way on to my plate (probably totally against the goulash rules)... but I thought it turned out really tasty! My husband even liked it... and he didn't use sour cream :)
Hungarian Beef Goulash
From EatingWell: January/February 2008
This streamlined goulash skips the step of browning the beef, and instead coats it in a spice crust to give it a rich mahogany hue. This saucy dish is a natural served over whole-wheat egg noodles. Or, for something different, try prepared potato gnocchi or spaetzle.
49 Reviews for Hungarian Beef Goulash
Everybody calm down! The definition of "goulash" has gotten to be pretty broad. Even in Hungarian cooking there are variations in recipes. My family is Hungarian to the "nth", and I remember as a child my mother making "Weiner Goulash" when things were tight (which was most of the time). As long as I have my trusty Hungarian paprika handy (sweet and sharp) -- and a BIG spoon -- I deem my dish "goulash".
I don't really care if it's real goulash or not, I just care how it tastes. This is a delicious, filling meal I plan on eating again and again.
I liked it. No it is not Real Goulash. But I don't think Eating Well is trying to copy the authentic Goulash. This is just a light healthy version.
I live in Hungary... Hungarian goulash is thin, it is eaten as a soup... not over noodles. Hungarian Porkolt is with noodles... not goulash.
Therfore, don't overdo the cornstarch, as this is not supposed to be thick.