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Sofia's Chicken Paprikash

Brilliant red paprika, the main seasoning in Hungarian cooking, gives this light version of chicken paprikash its color. Vary the heat by using hot, sweet or a combination of paprikas. Serve over whole-wheat egg noodles with a side of steamed broccoli and a cool fruit salad for dessert.

» Sofia's Chicken Paprikash

Hungarian Apple Soup

This savory apple soup for two gets body from Yukon Gold potatoes and a touch of heat from paprika. Float some cocktail shrimp or a mound of lump crabmeat in each bowl to make it a main course.

» Hungarian Apple Soup

Hungarian Beef Goulash

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.

» Hungarian Beef Goulash

Borscht

Borscht is a simple beet soup typically made with beef broth and garnished with sour cream. We give it a kick with horseradish. For a vegetarian soup, use vegetable broth instead.

» Borscht

Sweet & Sour Beef-Cabbage Soup

This wholesome sweet-and-sour soup combines beef, caraway seeds, sweet paprika and cabbage—ingredients that star in a number of German dishes. It is particularly nice served with crusty rye bread. For an even heartier soup, add diced cooked potatoes along with the cabbage.

» Sweet & Sour Beef-Cabbage Soup

Creamy Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Mushroom-soup lovers, this soup is for you! Russet potatoes make it hearty, and dill and paprika add plenty of flavor. We skip the generous amount of full-fat sour cream and butter typically used in creamy mushroom soups. Serve with a green salad and warm pumpernickel bread.

» Creamy Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Potato-Cheese Pierogi with Sauerkraut

Potatoes mashed with sautéed onions and sauerkraut makes a flavorful filling in these yummy pierogi. We used whole-wheat pastry flour for added fiber and substituted extra-virgin olive oil for margarine or butter. Pierogi freeze beautifully, so make a large batch if you like.

» Potato-Cheese Pierogi with Sauerkraut


Easy Eastern European recipes and healthy Russian recipes to make at home.

Mix up your dinner routine and travel to Eastern Europe with our healthy Russian recipes and healthy Polish recipes. These easy recipes for borscht, pickled eggs, chicken paprikash and more healthy Eastern European recipes are delicious and healthy meals to make at home. Try our Potato-Cheese Pierogi with Sauerkraut for a Polish dinner recipe or Sweet & Sour Beef-Cabbage Soup for a hearty Russian recipe.

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