Palóc leves (Mutton soup) (HC)

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The Palóc were a tribe of people of Slovak origin who settled in north-eastern Hungary which where this soup originates.

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Palóc leves (Mutton soup) (HC)
Ráday Palace, Ludányhalászi in Palóc country
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:637
Ready in:1 hour 45 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:17th January 2013

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Mmmm, caraway!


Such a lovely aroma. x



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  1. Chop and fry the onions a delicate brown, season with paprika.
  2. Cut the mutton in cubes, wash and put it into the saucepan with the fried onions.
  3. Season with a pinch of crushed caraway-seed and a bay leaf and stew slowly.
  4. Cut the potatoes in cubes, the green beans in small pieces, and cook each separately in salted water.
  5. When the vegetables are ready pour them, with the water they were boiled in, over the stewed meat, until the soup is the consistency of gulyás [goulash].
  6. Thicken with the sour cream in which a little flour has been mixed.

Chef's notes

Add as many or as few potatoes and beans as you like, but a rough guide would be about 1 medium potato and about 5-6 oz [140-170 g beans per person. --JuliaBalbilla 08:23, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

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