World’s Greatest Gourmet Goulash

One of  The Oracle members shares their culinary chops with you. Bon appetit! 

As the holiday season approaches and the temperatures begin to plummet, I find myself craving foods of a heavier category. Hungarian goulash puts a fire in one’s belly and offers enough sustenance to get through the day. A meal that requires a little bit of TLC, your house will begin smelling heavenly in no time.


1 lb stew meat cut into cubes

3 tablespoons worcestershire sauce

2 medium onions minced

3/4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

1/4 teaspoon dry mustard

6 tablespoon ketchup

1 1/4 teaspoon paprika

1 1/2 cup water

2 tablespoon brown sugar

3 tablespoon flour

1 1/4 teaspoon salt

1 package of egg noodles 


Brown meat in heavy sauce pan-add onion. Combine mustard, paprika, brown sugar and salt in small bowl.

Combine Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, ketchup- add to dry mixture. Add to meat in sauce pan

Add 1 cup water, then stir and cover. Cool over a low heat (a simmer) for 2 1/2 hours or until meat is very tender

Blend flour with remaining 1/4 water and add to meat mixture.

Stir until thickened

Cook egg noodles according to package directions

Serve meat mixture over noodles and enjoy!