Daily Archives: September 27, 2010

Food Monday ~ Beef Goulash

Now who remembers when this was all the rage?

Beef Goulash
Preheat oven to 160 °C

1½ lbs stewing steak
2ozs vegetable oil
1 medium onion chopped
1 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon tomato paste
10 fluid ozs beef stock
1 red pepper sliced
½ oz cornflour
5 fluid ozs Soured Cream

Wipe, trim and cube beef. Fry in hot oil until brown on all sides. Add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir in paprika, red pepper, beef stock and tomato paste. Bring to the boil and transfer to a casserole dish. Cover and cook for 1½ hours. ** Blend cornflour with 2 tablespoons of water & stir into the goulash. Serve soured cream separately.

** Can be frozen at this stage. Cool quickly, cover, seal and freeze.
To use Thaw overnight in the fridge and heat for about 45 minutes at 190 °C or cook from frozen for 1¼ hours at 190 °C. Add blended cornflour and finish as above.
Serves 4