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A green bowl filled with Hungarian Goulash, with a napkin and spoon on the side.

Crock Pot Hungarian Goulash Recipe

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Crock Pot Hungarian Goulash recipe is very different from the Hungarian Goulash recipe my mother made. This one is more authentic and made with beef stew meat.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 15 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Hungarian
Servings 8 servings
Calories 243 kcal


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 1 large red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup baby carrots sliced
  • 6 whole cloves of fresh garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon regular paprika
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 lbs beef stew meat
  • 2 cans stewed tomatoes (14.5 oz. cans)
  • 3 small dried bay leaves
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  • In a sauce pan or a crock pot with the saute option melt the butter and saute the diced onion, bell pepper and carrots for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the paprikas, salt and pepper. Saute for 1 minute.
  • Add the beef stew meat and mix well with the vegetables and seasons to coat the meat well.
  • Pour the stewed tomatoes and add the bay leaves to the crock pot and mix well.
  • Cover and slow cook for 8-10 hours.
  • Serve over noodles with crusty French bread if desired.


Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 633mg | Potassium: 725mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3714IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 4mg
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