Friday, October 23, 2009

A little visit to Hungary

I decided it was time to do some travelling in the kitchen and try something new. I made this delightful Hungarian dish called Pork Paprikash last night. As you can see from the color and in the name, it has a good amount of paprika in it.

Usually when I buy pork tenderloin, there are two loins in the package. Only one of those will be needed for this dish (about a pound). So just wrap up the other loin and save for later. Cut up the pork loin in about 1 inch cubes and toss in 1 tablespoon of paprika.

In a large pot boil a package of wide egg noodles, drain toss with 1 tablespoon butter, cover and set aside. While the noodles are boiling cook pork tossed in paprika in a large skillet with a little olive oil until just browned about 5 minutes. Remove pork and transfer to plate. In the same skillet cook 1 medium chopped onion until translucent.

Add back the pork, another tablespoon of paprika, 1 can of diced tomatoes, salt, pepper and 1/2 cup of water. Reduce to simmer and cook until the sauce has thickened. Stir in 1/2 cup sour cream and combine. Serve over buttered noodles, topped with chopped parsley.

My Bella has someone special that truly adores her. Even though she picks on him at times and causes him to cry, he still shows much love for her. If he can't see her, he always asks for her. If she cries, he tries to calm her. It is so very sweet. I love these times. I have to take it all in and pray I never forget.

4 comments:

Best Wishes, Marie said...

i love these tender slow cooked meals with sauce.

Nessa said...

I totally agree! I have always been a big lover of most sauces. Especially with chicken. Chicken can't be alone! It must have a sauce or spiced up!

Polly said...

Looks wonderful

Holly said...

Yum!