Oct 10

Global warming (Secret Recipe Club)

This month’s Secret Recipe Club blog assignment was an interesting one.  From Arepas to Zwetschgen is a blog that pretty much spans the globe.  I spent a while browsing around.  So many great recipes from lots of different countries!  Check it out when you have a chance.

When I saw the recipe for Czech Beef Goulash, I was automatically inspired to bust out the recipe that I’ve been using for a looooong time (I was missing a few of the ingredients for the assigned recipe anyway, plus I don’t have a pressure cooker).  It served its purpose by filling our bellies with lots of warmth and comfort on a cool, crisp autumn day.

There’s something about the way the sour cream blends in with the sauce and noodles…the whole thing comes together so nicely.  Yum.

I’m so glad I was reminded of this meal, which is very similar to the assigned recipe (see link below)…looking forward to making it again soon!

Beef Goulash
inspired by From Arepas to Zwetschgen

1 1/4 pounds beef stew meat
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 small yellow onions, sliced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 1/2 tablespoons paprika
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 teaspoons flour
3/4 cup beef broth
1 tablespoon thyme
salt and pepper to taste
egg noodles, cooked according to package directions
sour cream for topping

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Heat oil in a oven safe casserole dish and add beef, cooking until brown.  Add onions and garlic, and cook until onions are transparent.  Add paprika and stir.

Add tomatoes and tomato paste.  Dissolve flour in beef broth, stir and add to pot.  Add thyme, then salt and pepper to taste.  Bring to a boil, stirring often.

Cover tightly and place in oven.  Cook for approximately 2 hours.  Serve with noodles and a dollop of sour cream.

Serves 3.

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18 Responses to Global warming (Secret Recipe Club)

  1. I love dishes you can prep and walk away. Great choice.

  2. I haven’t had goulash in forever! This looks amazing. I am going to bookmark it for later.

  3. German Mama says:

    Great choice! This is one of my all-time favorite recipes.

  4. Lisa~~ says:

    Sour cream in any dish is wonderful and this one looks fabu.

    If you haven’t already, I’d love for you to check out my SRC recipe this month: Levain Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies.

    Cook Lisa Cook

  5. Megan says:

    I’m so excited the cooler weather is here and it’s time for these kind of foods. This sounds terrific!

  6. I’ve never made a goulash but they always look so delicious and yours is no exception! I’ve pinned this and I’ll have to try it out this winter-it looks like a good cold weather dish!

  7. I love beef goulash!! Haven’t made it in forever, need to try this recipe.

  8. Sara says:

    Oooooooh, this sounds so very tasty! Love it. 🙂

  9. Amanda says:

    I love comfort food recipes like this!

  10. Ilke says:

    Makes me wish the fall was here to stay for a long time so I can eat more of this! Gotta try with sour cream and noodles next time. I sometime put a big spoon of thick yogurt on top, especially if I dumped the black pepper in it by accident 🙂

  11. Yum! My husband and I love goulash but I haven’t been able to find a recipe I really like yet because so many of them used WAY too much tomato in them. This one sounds great! Thanks for sharing it. 🙂

  12. i like your pictures and would like to invite you to share them on tastingspot.com

  13. Joanne says:

    I’ve never had goulash but it sounds like serious comfort food. Yum.

  14. Such a perfect dish for fall. Sounds like this blog is right up my ethnic alley, great job

  15. Susie says:

    Yum! I want this for dinner tonight!

  16. Julie says:

    making this tonight! It’s in the oven right now, hope it turns out!

  17. goulash is not something I usually eat, but this recipe sounds wonderful!

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