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Turkey Goulash

with Sauerkraut and Paprika

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Turkey Goulash

Turkey Goulash - This version of Hungarian goulash incorporates the classic side dish

35 min.
1 hr 15 min.
Ready in


for 6 servings
Onions (about 250 grams)
1 ½ pounds
3 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
sweet ground paprika (about 70 grams)
¾ cup
mild Cider (or apple juice)
1 ¾ cups
1 ½ pounds
Sauerkraut (fresh pack)
1 teaspoon
5 ounces
3 sprigs
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Kitchen utensils

1 large Pot (with lid), 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine grater

Preparation steps

Step 1/7
Turkey Goulash preparation step 1

Peel the onions and cut into very thin strips.

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Turkey Goulash preparation step 2

Rinse the turkey, pat dry and combine in a bowl with half the oil and paprika and season with salt and pepper.

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Turkey Goulash preparation step 3

Heat the remaining oil in a heavy pot over medium heat. Add onions and meat and cook together, stirring frequently, 5-6 minutes.

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Turkey Goulash preparation step 4

Sprinkle remaining paprika over turkey mixture then pour in cider  and chicken stock. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

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Turkey Goulash preparation step 5

Add the sauerkraut, caraway seeds and bay leaves and continue to simmer for another 30 minutes.

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Turkey Goulash preparation step 6

Meanwhile, rinse the lemon in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate the zest. Mix the zest with the yogurt in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.

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Turkey Goulash preparation step 7

Season goulash generously with salt and pepper. Rinse the parsley, shake dry, pluck leaves and finely chop. Stir into goulash. Serve the goulash with the lemon yogurt.

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