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Sausage Goulash Soup Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 lb. ground sausage
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 bell peppers, chopped
- 2 cans diced tomatoes (14.5 oz each)
- 2 cups beef broth
- 1 tsp. smoked paprika
- 1 tsp. caraway seeds
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tbsp. cornstarch
- 1 tbsp. water
- Fresh parsley for garnish

Special equipment needed:
- Large soup pot
- Wooden spoon
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Cutting board and knife

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat.
2. Add the ground sausage and cook until browned, breaking it up with a wooden spoon.
3. Add the chopped onion and garlic and cook until softened.
4. Add the chopped bell peppers and cook until they start to soften.
5. Add the diced tomatoes, beef broth, smoked paprika, caraway seeds, salt, and pepper.
6. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.
7. In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch and water together.
8. Add the cornstarch mixture to the soup and stir until it thickens.
9. Serve hot with fresh parsley for garnish.

- Time:
Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 30 minutes
- Medium heat for cooking the sausage and vegetables
- Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.
Serving size:
- This recipe serves 4-6 people.

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 320
- Fat: 22g
- Carbohydrates: 14g
- Protein: 18g
- Sodium: 950mg
- Fiber: 3g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Ground beef or turkey can be used instead of sausage.
- Red or yellow bell peppers can be used instead of green.
- Chicken broth can be used instead of beef broth.

- Add diced potatoes or carrots for extra vegetables.
- Use smoked sausage instead of ground sausage for a different flavor.
- Add a can of drained and rinsed kidney beans for extra protein.

Tips and tricks:
- Use a wooden spoon to break up the sausage while cooking.
- Don't skip the smoked paprika and caraway seeds, they add a lot of flavor to the soup.
- If the soup is too thick, add more beef broth or water to thin it out.

Storage instructions:
- Store any leftover soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Reheat the soup in a pot on the stove over medium heat until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the soup in bowls with a sprinkle of fresh parsley on top.

- Fresh parsley

- Serve with crusty bread or crackers.

Suggested side dishes:
- Green salad
- Roasted vegetables

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the soup is too thin, mix more cornstarch and water together and add it to the soup.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure the sausage is cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F.

Food history:
- Goulash is a traditional Hungarian stew made with meat and vegetables.

Flavor profiles:
- Smoky, savory, and slightly spicy.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve hot as a main dish for lunch or dinner.

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Region: Hungarian

Taste: Savory, Hearty, Tangy, Spicy, Meaty