German Goulash

German Goulash

This German specialty is perfect whether served over spaetzle or other types of egg noodles.

10 min. prep time
4 servings
252 Ratings


1 pound beef stew meat, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Butter
1 medium onion, quartered, sliced
1 1/4 cups water
1/3 cup tomato puree
1 medium green bell pepper, quartered sliced
2 teaspoons instant beef bouillion
1 teapoon paprika
1 (12-ounce) package (4 cups) frozen cooked spaetzle*
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired


Coat stew meat with flour. Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan until sizzling; add meat. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until browned (5 to 6 minutes). Add onion and any remaining flour; continue cooking until lightly browned (2 to 3 minutes).

Add water, tomato puree, green pepper, bouillon and paprika. Cover; continue cooking until mixture comes to a boil (2 to 3 minutes).

Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring once or twice, until meat is tender (1 to 1 1/4 hours). Cover; let stand 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat spaetzle according to package directions. Divide spaetzle among four serving bowls; top with meat mixture. Garnish with parsley, if desired. Dollop with sour cream, if desired.

*Substitute uncooked dried dumpling noodles.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 550

Fat: 32g

Cholesterol: 130mg

Sodium: 770mg

Carbohydrates: 27g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 36g

Recipe #11002©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Wonderful flavor and easy to prepare.
hearty! i've made this twice. once with stew meat which turned out a bit tough, and once with sirloin which was delicious!

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