Hungarian Beef Goulash

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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This recipe takes the slow-roasted pork shoulder technique and applies it to another tough cut, the beef chuck roast (truth be told, you can make a perfectly good, if inauthentic, goulash with pork shoulder, too). Just as with the pork shoulder, here a tough cut of meat is cooked in a moist environment, and the heat and moisture work in tandem to break down the tough connective tissue. The stew comes together just like a chili or pozole: Onion is sautéed, spices are added and toasted, liqui