Friday, August 19, 2005

Dinner, Mushrooms, Paprika: Gomboc Porkolt (Mushroom Stew)


  • 1 large onion diced
  • Mushrooms (button mushrooms, or other styles work too)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Paprika
  • 2-3 tomatoes diced
  • 2-3 different peppers diced (include spicy varieties if you want some spice to the dish)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan and add the diced onion to it.
  • Saute the onion until it is soft and nearly carmelized
  • Add the paprika to the onions and cook for about a minute. This is to let the paprika release it's flavors.
  • Add the mushrooms to the onions and paprika and stir to coat with the mixture.
  • Next, add enough water to cover the mushrooms. Cover and simmer on medium heat for 35 minutes.
  • Next, add the chopped peppers and tomatoes and let simmer covered for another 15 or 20 minutes until the sauce has thickened. Add enough salt to taste.
  • Serve over rice, pasta, or dumplings (Nokodli)