Goulash soup

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Easy, comforting soup that used fridge and pantry staples.

Yields 6-8


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 small onions (300g total), halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons paprika powder
  • 454g (1lb) ground beef OR a mix of ground beef and pork
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large potato (300g), peeled and diced into 1cm cubes
  • 1 can (796mls) diced tomatoes, and their juices
  • 500mls (2 cups) beef stock

To serve

  • Gay Lea lactose-free sour cream
  • green onions, sliced finely


  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Sauté the onions and garlic until they are just starting to colour (approx 5 minutes), stirring constantly.
  3. Add the paprika and stir to coat the onions evenly. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Add the ground beef gradually, breaking it up with a wooden spoon and cook until it's browned.
  5. Add the salt and pepper and the potato and stir to combine.
  6. Add the tomatoes and stock and bring the mix to a boil.
  7. Reduce the heat to low-medium and simmer for 20 minutes until the potato is soft.
  8. Serve the soup topped with sour cream and the green onions.


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