Hungarian Beef Stew

From Classic Beef Braises

Hungarian Beef Stew

Why This Recipe Works

We wanted our Hungarian goulash recipe to have tender braised beef packed with paprika flavor. Pureeing the paprika with roasted red peppers and tomato paste imparted vibrant flavor without the grittiness we had gotten when using larger qua...

Why This Recipe Works

We wanted our Hungarian goulash recipe to have tender braised beef packed with paprika flavor. Pureeing the paprika with roasted red peppers and tomato paste imparted vibrant flavor without the grittiness we had gotten when using larger quantities of the spice. Skipping the sear when cooking the meat proved crucial in our goulash recipe, because we found that searing competed with the paprika’s flavor.

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Classic Beef BraisesSeason 10, Ep. 1004

Hungarian beef stew and braised short ribs are simple, hearty dishes that are often overcooked. We go through our authentic recipes step by step, starting with choosing the best paprika for the stew a...