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Transylvanian Pork Stew Recipe

2011/12/30 by Varga László

Ingredients for 2 persons

  • 150 g smoked fat bacon
  • 400 g pork
  • 1 (yellow) onion, finely chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ½ tsp sweet paprika
  • 50 ml sour cream
  • 100 ml red wine (preferably dry)
  • parsley leaves chopped


  1. Wash the meat, wipe dry and cut into cubes.
  2. Cut the bacon into small cubes, add them to a pan and fry the until they become crunchy golden-brown greaves.
  3. Remove the greaves from the pan and set them aside for later.
  4. Add the meat cubes to the pan and fry them slightly
  5. Add onion, bay leaves, salt and pepper and fry them until the  meat is golden-brown
  6. Immediately pour over the wine, add the paprika and pepper, cover it, and simmer until tender.
  7. Pour from time to time a little water if needed.
  8. Serve it with some Hungarian “tarhonya” noodles.
  9. On top of the noodles add sour cream, the greaves and chopped parsley leaves.


1 Comment »

  1. partyhead says:

    Love that the recipe isn’t complicated, easy and simple to follow for someone that doesn’t cook very often.

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