Goulash Soup

Preparation info
  • Makes 13 cups 3.25 l ) ;


    main-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

This is the mothering soup of Hungary. It relies on what has become a Hungarian ingredient, red peppers, dried and pulverized—that is, paprika, which comes sweet, medium, and hot. The spiciness of the dish can be adjusted by the kind(s) of paprika used. Hungarian paprika is by far the best. The American peppers traveled to Spain and from there, under the aegis of the Hapsburgs who ruled Spain, Austria, and Hungary, to Hungary, The Hungarians developed special varieties of peppers for the co