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Slovak Gulash – Recipes from Slovakia

Slovak Gulash is a soup or stew of meat and vegetables, seasoned with paprika and other spices. Its origin traces back to the 9th century to stews eaten by Hungarian shepherds.


  • 400 g beef
  • 60 g oil
  • 80 g onion
  • 600 g potatoes
  • Caraway seeds-pinch
  • Salt by taste
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Paprika -1/2 tsp.
  • Water – 350 ml- depends on how much you want to make since its a soup-like dish
  • Seasoning


  • Cut meat into squares (3cm). Chop onion. Press garlic. Cut potatoes into cubes
  • Brown meat in oil, then add onion. Then add caraway, salt, garlic, paprika, and seasoning
  • Mix in water and slowly boil until meat is slightly soft
  • Then add the potatoes and continue to boil on low heat until potatoes and meat are soft.