Mushroom goulash with potatoes

Mushroom goulash with potatoes

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Recipe by Tara Weaver Course: MainCuisine: InternationalDifficulty: Medium


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A tasty and popular autumn dish – mushroom goulash with potatoes, which is also suitable at other times of the year if frozen mushrooms are used.

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  • 20 oz 20 assorted mushrooms

  • 7 oz 7 onions

  • 3 medium 3 red, green or yellow peppers

  • 3 cloves 3 garlic

  • 10 oz 10 potatoes

  • 1 bunch 1 fresh parsley

  • 1 whole 1 bay leaf

  • 1/3 tsp 1/3 salt (or to taste)


  • Fry the onion and diced peppers in water.
  • Add the garlic and, after a minute or two add also the mushrooms.
  • Sauté the mushrooms over a low heat until they release their water.
  • Add the bay leave and the potatoes, cut into small cubes, and cover with about 500 ml of water, or enough to cover the mushrooms and potatoes.
  • Cover the pot and simmer for approx. 30 min. or until the potatoes are cooked. Stir occasionally and add more water if necessary, but not too much.
  • When the potatoes are cooked, add salt and pepper if desired.
  • Remove from the heat, add the chopped parsley.

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FAQ about vegan mushroom goulash

Where does Goulash originate from?

Goulash originated as a soup stew in Hungary. It was invented by a group of cowherds who pulled their supply cart and spent time ranging from several months to a year out on the plain. During this time, they had to cook for themselves; this is when the invention of goulash was made. It was cooked in large cauldrons using simple and nonperishable supplies, including millet, bacon and onion, and meat of the cattle that died.

What is Goulash made of?

Goulash is a soup stew made of vegetables and meat seasoned with paprika and other spices. Traditional Hungarian goulash is made using tender beef, vegetables like potatoes, celery peppers, tomatoes, and onions spiced with paprika.

How to make Goulash without meat?

Vegan goulash tastes very similar to the traditional Hungarian goulash but is a meatless version of the dish. For vegetarians and vegans, vegan goulash is a recipe made with non-animal products. It mainly consists of vegetables and spices, but some people also like adding red wine. It is a savory and delicious dish with a touch of red wine that gives it a deep flavor.

Is Goulash gluten-free?

Yes, most goulash recipes are gluten-free, making them perfectly fit for people with gluten intolerance and celiac disease. But to make sure that the goulash you try is gluten-free, read the recipe’s ingredients very well and check with the chef.

How long is Goulash good in the fridge?

A wide variety of things can be paired well with goulash. When paired with goulash, these food items enhance their taste and provide you with several meal options. Here is a list of things that pair best with Goulash: steamed rice, cheese and bacon chips, garden green salad, bread or garlic.

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I’m Tara, and I’m not just a wife and mom who loves her family and pets. I’m an aspiring chef who’s passionate about food, crystals and sharing my experiences with everyone!