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A tasty piece of pork in this comforting Pork and Paprika Goulash Bake

Comforting Pork and Paprika Goulash Bake

Farmersgirl Kitchen
A comforting macaroni bake with the warm and spicy flavours of a pork goulash.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Hungarian
Servings 6


  • 300 g macaroni
  • 3 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 red pepper
  • 300 g pork fillet medallions
  • 340 g queso fresco
  • 1 tbsp hot smoked paprika
  • 1 400 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 200 ml pork or chicken stock
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 300 ml yogurt
  • chopped parsley to garnish


  • Heat a tbsp oil in a saute pan and saute the onion, garlic and red pepper until soft,
  • Cut the pork into 2.5 cm cubes.
  • Put the flour in a plastic bag and season, add the paprika.
  • Add the pork to the bag and toss in the flour until coated.
  • Set aside the vegetables
  • Heat another tbsp of oil turn the heat up and brown the pork pieces, once brown set aside
  • Turn the heat down to medium and add the final tbsp of oil, slice the quesa fresca, toss in the flour and fry gently until golden.
  • Add the pork and vegetables back into the pan.
  • Add the tinned tomatoes and stock and simmer for 20 minutes
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180 C
  • Cook the macaroni in boiling salted water.
  • Add to the pork mixture, taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Mix the cornflour with the yogurt and add to slowly to the pan, stirring gently.and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Mix the sauce and the pasta then pile into a heatproof dish and bake at 180 C for 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with parsley.or finely shredded kale.
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