A hearty Hungarian beef soup with onion, bell peppers and tomato paste seasoned with paprika, lemon juice and caraway seed.
2 cups chopped onions
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
3 green bell peppers, seeded and chopped
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 pound stew beef, diced
1/8 teaspoon liquid hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon paprika
2 garlic cloves, chopped
6 cups beef broth
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon caraway seed
- In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook chopped onion in hot shortening until transparent. Add chopped green bell peppers and tomato paste. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add diced stew beef, liquid hot pepper sauce, paprika, chopped garlic cloves, beef broth, lemon juice, and caraway seed. Simmer for about 1 1/2 hours, or until the meat is tender.
Makes 6 servings.