Hungarian Beef Stew

From the episode Classic Beef Braises

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.

Hungarian Beef Stew