beef goulash recipe

When I linked up to #MealPlanningMonday last week, there was some interest in the beef goulash I’d picked as one of our dishes. I thought I would share the recipe here, as it was really delicious and very simple.  Maybe it’s because I have a smidgen of Hungarian blood in me, or maybe it’s just because Hubs and I had a great holiday in Budapest many moons ago, but I do love this dish!

The original recipe is a Hairy Bikers one, taken from their Hairy Dieters Eat For Life book.  This is one of my most used cook books, and definitely my favourite of all the Hairy Bikers books I own.  I would recommend you add it to your collection, and it’s equally a good book to start with if you’re new to cooking.

This is great on the day of making, but it also freezes well.  It has a long cooking time though so it’s not ideal if you’re starving and need something now, but it would work well in a slow cooker.

This recipe requires a casserole dish, but if like me you don’t have one you can either use any pan that can be put in the oven, or use a pan on the hob and then transfer to an oven dish when the time comes.  I just use a ceramic pan I can use on the hob and in the oven and cover it with a foil lid.

So, on with the recipe…

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