Hungarian Goulash Recipe

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8 servings SERVINGS


  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 pound beef sirloin, cubed
  • 2 medium onions, sliced or minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1-1/2 cups water, divided
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 6 ounces egg noodles, uncooked


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add beef and onions, and cook until browned; drain off fat. Transfer to a slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, combine mustard, paprika, brown sugar, salt, Worcestershire sauce, cider vinegar and ketchup. Add to slow cooker with 1 cup water, and stir to combine.
  • Cover and cook on low for 2 to 3 hours.
  • After allotted cooking time, blend flour with remaining water in a small bowl, and stir into slow cooker until mixture thickens. Continue cooking, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook noodles according to package directions. Drain well.
  • Place noodles in individual serving bowls, and top with beef mixture.Want more quick ideas for mealtime? Check out 20 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes to find more editor-recommended recipes for every meal.