All Day Hungarian Goulash
Get the old world flavor of a traditional Hungarian goulash minus all the effort in the kitchen by preparing this simple slow cooker recipe. This All Day Hungarian Goulash basically cooks itself during the day, leaving you to get other things done. Then you can come home to a warm and delicious meal and enjoy it with your family. In our book there isn't anything much better than easy goulash recipes that taste great and are effortless to make. Give this dish a shot and you'll be convinced too!
- Goulash generally means stew in many cuisines, and there are as many variations of the basic recipe as there are cooks who make them. This combination is an easy favorite, but you may experiment with more or less paprika, different liquids, and adding sour cream or not as you like.
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Cooking Time8 hr 25 min
Cooking MethodSlow Cooker
- 2 pounds stew meat, cut in 1-inch cubes
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup flour
- Spray insert for a 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
- Place oil in a large skillet and heat over medium high. Cook meat in two batches to avoid crowding until lightly browned, about 8 minutes. Stir in onion, garlic, and caraway. Cook an additional 2 minutes. Place into slow cooker insert.
- Combine ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, brown sugar, salt, and mustard in a small bowl. Add liquid and stir, then pour over meat in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6 – 8 hours.
- When ready to serve, bring a large pot of water to boil and cook noodles per package directions. Place the flour into a small bowl and spoon in about 2 tablespoons of the juices from the cooker. Stir with a fork or whisk into a smooth slurry, then stir back into the cooker. Raise setting to high and cook covered for 15 minutes.
- Serve the goulash over the cooked noodles and pass sour cream at the table if desired.