February 7, 2023

Beef goulash

Make this hearty beef goulash to feed the family on chilly nights. Stir in the soured cream and parsley for an indulgent, crowd-pleasing supper

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 700g stewing steak, cut into chunks
  • 30g plain flour
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 75ml dry white wine
  • 300ml beef stock, homemade or shop-bought
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 150ml soured cream

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3.

  • STEP 2

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a flameproof casserole dish or heavy-based saucepan. Sprinkle 700g stewing steak chunks with 30g plain flour and brown well in three batches, adding an extra 1 tbsp oil for each batch. Set the browned meat aside.

  • STEP 3

    Add in the remaining 1 tbsp oil to the casserole dish, followed by 1 large thinly sliced onion, 2 finely chopped garlic cloves, 1 green pepper and 1 red pepper, both finely sliced. Fry until softened, around 5-10 mins.

  • STEP 4

    Return the beef to the pan with 2 tbsp tomato purée and 2 tbsp paprika. Cook, stirring, for 2 mins.

  • STEP 5

    Add in 2 large diced tomatoes, 75ml dry white wine and 300ml beef stock. Cover and bake in the oven for 1 hr 30 mins – 2 hrs. Alternatively, cover and cook it on the hob on a gentle heat for about an hour, removing the lid after 45 mins.

  • STEP 6

    Sprinkle over 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley leaves and season well with salt and freshly ground pepper. Stir in 150ml soured cream and serve.

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