To speed up this brothy goulash soup, Grace Parisi uses quick-cooking ground beef instead of the more traditional chunks of beef chuck. Slideshow: Delicious One-Pot Meals 

Grace Parisi
November 2012

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large Dutch oven or pot, heat the oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook over moderate heat until softened. Add the paprika and caraway and cook for 1 minute. Add the beef and cook, breaking up the meat, until no longer pink, 3 minutes. Add the tomato paste, diced tomatoes with their juices, red peppers, broth and 1 cup of water. Season with salt and pepper and bring to boil. Cover partially and simmer for 25 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan of salted boiling water, cook the noodles until al dente. Drain.

  • Add the noodles to the soup and cook for 2 minutes. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with a dollop of crème fraîche.

Suggested Pairing

Rich, spicy Italian red, like Aglianico.