Hungarian Goulash - with Coke

         Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Hamburger, Beverages

3 lb Lean beef chuck 2 tb Margarine 2 c Onion, chopped 1 md Clove garlic, minced 1 tb Paprika 2 1/2 ts Salt 1/2 ts Caraway seeds 1/2 c COCA-COLA 1/4 c Red wine 4 md Tomatoes, ripe peeled - and chopped 3 tb Flour Water Noodles, cooked and hot Cut the beef into 1/2-inch cubes, discarding the bone and fat. In a Dutch oven, melt the margarine and add the meat, stirring to brown on all sides. Remove the meat cubes as they brown. Saute the onion and garlic in the drippings until they are soft. Stir in the paprika, salt, and caraway seeds, cook for 1 minute. Stir in the meat, Coca-Cola, wine, and tomatoes. Cover tightly, simmer about 1-1/2 hours or until the meat is fork-tender. In a bowl, blend the flour with a little water to make a smooth paste, stir into goulash. Serve with hot noodles. Makes 8 servings (about 6 cups).