Goulash is one of the national dishes of Hungary and therefore, many variations of Hungarian Goulash exist. It can be prepared with beef, veal, pork or lamb and is seasoned with paprika and other spices. We chose pork for our version and rest assured, our recipe is bursting with flavor.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

30 mins
3 hrs 30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from roast. Cut roast into 2-inch cubes. In a large bowl combine paprika, caraway seeds, garlic powder, pepper and salt. Add pork cubes and toss to coat. In a large skillet cook pork, half at a time, in hot oil over medium heat until browned, turning occasionally. Transfer pork to a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker (see Tip). Add celery, carrots, parsnips, onion and tomatoes. Pour the water over all in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

  • If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir noodles into pork mixture in cooker. Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 30 minutes more or until noodles are tender, stirring once halfway through cooking. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream. If desired, sprinkle each serving with paprika.


Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/4 cup
285 calories; protein 28.4g; carbohydrates 24.4g; dietary fiber 5.3g; sugars 6g; fat 8.6g; saturated fat 2.4g; cholesterol 82.4mg; vitamin a iu 3786IU; vitamin c 12.6mg; folate 31.1mcg; calcium 72.9mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 44.5mg; potassium 665.9mg; sodium 233.7mg.

3 lean protein, 2 vegetable, 1 fat, 1 starch