Main dish recipes

Hungarian Chicken Paprika with Nokedli Recipe (Paprikás Csirke)

2018-03-05T13:44:07+01:00

Hungarian Chicken Paprika with Nokedli Noodles If there is food served in Heaven, I am sure this is on the menu! This recipe for Hungarian chicken paprika will not disappoint. You can create this meal to satisfy a hungry family of 4.You will need chicken, vegetable oil or lard, lots of onions, salt, sweet [...]

Hungarian Chicken Paprika with Nokedli Recipe (Paprikás Csirke)2018-03-05T13:44:07+01:00

Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe – Töltött Káposzta

2018-02-23T14:57:29+01:00

Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Töltött Káposzta) Winter is the season for hearty Hungarian dishes. Cabbage is a favorite winter food that can be prepared in many delicious ways. Stuffed cabbage is one of the most popular classics and it usually makes the Christmas and New Year's Eve menus in most homes. Preparation varies according [...]

Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe – Töltött Káposzta2018-02-23T14:57:29+01:00

Hungarian spaghetti squash stew with dill (Tökfőzelék)

2018-01-29T12:17:04+01:00

Hungarian spaghetti squash stew with dill and sour cream (Tökfőzelék) is a wonderful summer dish made with shredded squash, a good portion of sour cream, onions and dill. Hungarian cuisine is not all about heavy meat dishes with an overdose of paprika, vegetable dishes are also very popular. It's light and refreshing, an easy [...]

Hungarian spaghetti squash stew with dill (Tökfőzelék)2018-01-29T12:17:04+01:00

Hungarian Pepper and Tomato Stew Recipe – Lecsó

2018-01-29T13:26:13+01:00

Hungarian pepper and tomato stew, Lecsó This is a stewed mix of peppers, tomatoes and onions. It is sometimes called “Hungarian ratatouille”. Lecsó comes in many variations and it can be served on its own, as a side or as a main dish, at any time of the day. It is a healthy breakfast [...]

Hungarian Pepper and Tomato Stew Recipe – Lecsó2018-01-29T13:26:13+01:00

Hungarian beef stew recipe – Marhapörkölt

2018-01-25T13:52:24+01:00

Hungarian Beef Stew This is a thick beef dish cooked with lots of onions, Hungarian paprika powder, tomatoes and some sweet peppers. You can have it with bread, or serve with nokedli noodles (spaetzle) or boiled potatoes and pickles. Recipe Ingredients for 4 people: 1500 grams of beef shank (53 ounces) - cut into [...]

Hungarian beef stew recipe – Marhapörkölt2018-01-25T13:52:24+01:00

Hungarian Yellow Wax Bean Stew (Zöldbabfőzelék) Recipe

2018-01-29T12:15:04+01:00

Hungarian yellow wax bean stew (Zöldbabfőzelék) This is a wonderful summer vegetarian meal made with freshly picked yellow wax beans, a good portion of sour cream, minced garlic and a pinch of paprika powder. It goes so well either by itself or as a side with fried eggs. Főzelék is a special category in [...]

Hungarian Yellow Wax Bean Stew (Zöldbabfőzelék) Recipe2018-01-29T12:15:04+01:00

Hungarian stuffed peppers in tomato sauce (Töltött paprika) recipe

2017-03-26T13:51:13+02:00

Hungarian stuffed peppers in tomato sauce is a typical summer dish, we make it all the time when the peppers and tomatoes are in season. Hungarian yellow peppers give this dish its distinct taste, although any kind of bell peppers can be used.This is an easy recipe to prepare and impress your friends and [...]

Hungarian stuffed peppers in tomato sauce (Töltött paprika) recipe2017-03-26T13:51:13+02:00

Hungarian pasta topped with semolina and apricot jam recipe (Grízes tészta)

2018-01-26T10:22:02+01:00

Hungairan pasta topped with semolina and apricot jam (Grízes tészta) This is another unusual sweet main dish, we normally serve it after a one-pot soup. Pasta dishes are a very important and unique part of Hungarian cooking, there are sweet recipes as well as savory creations. This dish is really quite easy to make, [...]

Hungarian pasta topped with semolina and apricot jam recipe (Grízes tészta)2018-01-26T10:22:02+01:00

Hungarian Layered Savoy Cabbage Casserole Recipe (Rakott Kelkáposzta)

2018-11-27T14:39:42+01:00

Hungarian layered savoy cabbage casserole (Rakott kelkáposzta) is also a traditional Hungarian recipe, a real comfort food. The salty cabbage, the paprika mince and the rice go together extremely well, the sour cream makes it creamy. It’s all about the marriage of flavors. Fortunately the cabbage is available all year around, so you can [...]

Hungarian Layered Savoy Cabbage Casserole Recipe (Rakott Kelkáposzta)2018-11-27T14:39:42+01:00

Deep-fried Hungarian style meatballs with potato stew (Fasírt krumplifőzelékkel)

2016-04-20T20:03:37+02:00

Deep-fried Hungarian style meatballs (Fasírt) are very easy to make, scrumptious and perfect for a party or a buffet. Also, they are eaten either with vegetable stews (I prefer potato stew) as a simple dish, or with white bread as a sandwich. Not to mention, kids totally love them! Traditionally it is made with pork, [...]

Deep-fried Hungarian style meatballs with potato stew (Fasírt krumplifőzelékkel)2016-04-20T20:03:37+02:00

How to make Hungarian nokedli noodles?

2018-11-24T22:49:02+01:00

  How to make Hungarian nokedli noodles (similar to German spaetzle.) Nokedli is made from a home made noodle dough (eggs, water and plain flour). Place a nokedli grater (speatzle maker) over the pot of boiling water. (You can also use a simple cheese grater or large hole pasta strainer). It is unbelievable that [...]

How to make Hungarian nokedli noodles?2018-11-24T22:49:02+01:00

Hungarian potato paprika (Paprikás krumpli)

2018-10-13T19:45:56+02:00

Hungarian potato paprika (Paprikás krumpli) is one of the most popular peasant dishes of the country, cheap, quick and delicious. You will often find in the rural areas and family cooking but rarely in restaurants. It can be a nice vegetarian dish, however, I almost always add some smoked paprika sausage. Recipe Ingredients for [...]

Hungarian potato paprika (Paprikás krumpli)2018-10-13T19:45:56+02:00

Hungarian style meatballs in tomato sauce (Paradicsomos húsgombóc)

2017-04-01T14:10:48+02:00

Hungarian style meatballs in tomato sauce is a family-friendly one-dish meal that even the kids will love. Traditionally it is made with pork, but any type of ground meat will work with this recipe. It is very nice served with boiled potatoes, my husband especially loves it that way. Recipe Ingredients for 4 people: [...]

Hungarian style meatballs in tomato sauce (Paradicsomos húsgombóc)2017-04-01T14:10:48+02:00

Hungarian savoy cabbage and potato stew (Kelkáposzta főzelék)

2016-02-23T22:16:47+01:00

Hungarian savoy cabbage and potato stew is an easy comfort food, shapes up in just over a half-hour, it is perfect for weeknight meals. It goes so well either by itself or as a side with fried eggs or Hungarian style meatloaf, stew or sausage. Főzelék is a special category in Hungarian cuisine, a type [...]

Hungarian savoy cabbage and potato stew (Kelkáposzta főzelék)2016-02-23T22:16:47+01:00

Hungarian Potato Pasta (Krumplis tészta) Recipe

2016-02-22T21:48:09+01:00

Hungarian potato pasta with paprika (Krumplis tészta) is another traditional dish, budget-friendly, super simple and delicious. It is also called 'grenadir mars', however we mention only potato pasta in Hungarian homes. It is a no meat main course, even vegans can have it if you use no egg pasta. Make sure you have some pickles [...]

Hungarian Potato Pasta (Krumplis tészta) Recipe2016-02-22T21:48:09+01:00