Monday, January 14, 2008

Beef Pörkölt (Goulash)

Serves: 4


25g/1oz Lard or 2 tbsp Olive Oil and 2 tbsp Butter
3 Onions, chopped
675g/1-1/2lb Stewing Beef, cubed
4 Potatoes, thickly sliced
240ml/8fl.oz. Fresh Beef Stock
240ml/8fl.oz. Sour Cream
2 tbsp Tomato Paste
Ground Black Pepper
3 Tbsp Paprika
2 Bay Leaves


1. Heat the lard (or oil and butter) in a large saucepan, add the onions and meat and fry until the beef is browned on all sides and the onion is softened.

2. Add the remaining ingredients, mix well and bring to the boil then reduce the heat to very low, cover and simmer for at least 1-1/2 to 2 hours, stirring from time to time. Serve hot.

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