German Goulash
10 min
1 hr 25 min


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 teaspoon paprika

1 (12-ounce) package (4 cups) frozen cooked spaetzle  

Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Sour cream, if desired


 *Substitute uncooked dried dumpling noodles.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

    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.


32Fat (mg)
130Cholesterol (mg)
770Sodium (mg)
27Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
36Protein (g)


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  October 21, 2012

Wonderful flavor and easy to prepare.

— says Jeff K.
  October 19, 2010

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

— says Joseph A.
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