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North Croatian Goulash Soup (“gulas Juha”)

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“This meal can be served as a complete lunch meal, it is so nutritious. This is my grandmother’s recipe, so it is from the beginning of 20th century.”
1hr 50mins
4 portions

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt lard and sauté finely minced onion until become soft and transparent. Cut kohlrabi and carrot into small cubes and saute until slightely softens.
  2. Slice beef into small (1 cm in diameter) pieces and add into the pot. Sauté beef in its own juices and after 5 to 10 minutes add red paprika (hot and sweet) salt and pepper. Stir well and add flour.
  3. Sauté everything until flour starts to brown and add water (it is on you to decide to use all water or not). Add thyme.
  4. Peel potato and cut into small pieces (1 cm in diameter) and add into the soup. Cook until potato and meat are soft or 90 minutes.

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