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5 from 4 votes

Dutch Oven Goulash

This warm and hearty meal of beef, potatoes, carrots and a savory gravy is pure comfort food.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef stew, dutch oven goulash, goulash
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 463cal
Author: Amanda Formaro



  • 2 pounds beef chuck roast cut into 1-inch cubes (or stew meat)
  • 1/4 cup sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • 2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 heaping tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic about two cloves
  • 14 ounce can fire roasted diced tomatoes undrained
  • 5 cups beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 8 ounces baby carrots about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 pound quartered baby Yukon Gold potatoes about 3 cups
  • 4 ounces chopped sweet peppers about 1 cup


  • Combine paprika, caraway seeds, marjoram, Kosher salt, black pepper and flour in a large plastic zipper bag. Place cubed meat into the bag and close, then shake to coat.
  • In Dutch oven over medium heat sauté chopped onion in olive oil until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and sauté another 30 seconds.
  • Add entire contents of meat shaking bag to the onion mixture in the pan. Cook, turning occasionally until meat is browned well.
  • Add beef broth, Worcestershire sauce and canned tomatoes (including its juices) and stir. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for one hour.
  • Add the baby carrots and potatoes and stir. Cover and cook on low for one hour.
  • Add chopped sweet peppers and stir. Cover and cook another 30 minutes or until meat and vegetables are fork tender.



Serving: 1portion | Calories: 463cal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 1827mg | Potassium: 1432mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 8183IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 9mg