Hungarian Goulash


1 1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1″ cubes
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons sweet Hungarian paprika
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
Hot cooked noodles or rice
2 teaspoons dried dill weed or poppy seeds


Place meat in a slow cooker; cover with onion and garlic. In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper, water, tomato paste, and paprika. Pour over meat mixture. Cover and cook on Low 8 to 9 hours. Turn control to High. In a small bowl, combine flour, water, and sour cream or yogurt. Stir into meat mixture. Cook uncovered on High 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve over cooked noodles or rice. Sprinkle with dill weed or poppy seeds.