Red meat Gulasch

A classic dish perfected. Query your butcher to in the reduction of the meat from the shank into 3/4-toddle cubes.


  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 kilos white onions, halved thru core, thinly sliced crosswise (about 8 cups)
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon dried marjoram
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons Hungarian sweet paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Hungarian hot paprika
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
  • 6 cups low-salt rooster broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel
  • 3 1/2 kilos beef shank meat (from about 4 1/2 kilos beef shanks) or boneless beef quick ribs, in the reduction of into 3/4-toddle cubes


  1. Heat oil in heavy neat pot over medium high warmth. Add onions and prepare dinner till golden brown and gentle, stirring regularly, about 25 minutes. Add garlic and marjoram; prepare dinner till garlic softens, about 3 minutes. Add tomato paste and prepare dinner till combination begins to flip darkish red, stirring regularly, about 3 minutes. Add every paprikas and wander to mix; steal some distance from warmth and let stand 1 minute for flavors to mix. Add vinegar; wander over medium warmth till with regards to all liquid is absorbed, about 2 minutes. Add broth, bay leaves, and lemon peel; procure greater warmth and carry to boil.
  2. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper; add to pot. Simmer over medium-low warmth till beef is tender, stirring every so regularly, about 2 1/2 hours.
  3. Transfer beef to bowl, leaving onions in pot. Boil sauce in pot till decreased to 5 cups, about 15 minutes. Frigid honest a minute. Working in batches, puree sauce in blender till soft; return to pot. Season with salt and pepper. Return beef to pot. Simmer till heated thru, about 5 minutes. DO AHEAD: Will most likely be made 2 days forward. Frigid honest a minute. Chill uncovered till frosty, then cowl and kick back. Rewarm sooner than serving.
  4. Constant with the spirit of this menu, pour an Austrian red with the gulasch. The fruity, dapper Feiler-Artinger 2007 Zweigelt ($19) is a honest different.

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