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Hungarian Beef Round Steak & Spaetzle

Hungarian Beef Round Steak & SpaetzleTender braised beef and onions in a beefy paprika and sour cream sauce served over spaetzle.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/4 to 2 1/2 pounds beef bottom round, eye round or boneless beef chuck shoulder steaks, cut 3/4-inch thick
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 (13.75 to 14.50-ounce) can ready-to-serve beef broth
5 teaspoons sweet paprika
2 medium onions, sliced (1/2-inch), separated into rings
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour, mixed with 2 tablespoons cold water
2/3 cup dairy sour cream
1 (9 to 10.50-ounce) package spaetzle, cooked (or see recipe for homemade Spaetzle)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut beef steak into 6 pieces. Combine 2 tablespoons flour, salt and pepper. Lightly coat beef with flour mixture.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Brown beef in batches. Pour off drippings.
  3. Return beef to skillet. Add broth and paprika; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 45 minutes. Add onions; continue cooking, covered, 30 to 45 minutes or until beef is fork-tender. Remove beef and onions; keep warm.
  4. Remove cooking liquid; skim fat. Return 2 1/2 cups liquid to skillet; whisk in flour mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat; whisk in sour cream. Serve with beef, onions and spaetzle.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.