These Hungarian mushroom paprikash served with penne pasta is an idea for a light, romantic dinner with a glass of rosé wine, so delicious. 

Mushroom Paprikas


Frying Bacon

Heat the sunflower oil in a cast iron braiser and fry the bacon for two minutes on medium heat, stirring.

Bacon and Veggies

Add the onion, season with salt and pepper and sauté for about a minute. Add the bell pepper and little water put the lid on, and braise for five minutes.

Add the Mushrooms

Season with sweet paprika marjoram and add the mushrooms. Mix them lightly and saute on medium heat for three minutes.

Simmering Mushrooms

Fill with warm water, add about 700 ml (3 cups), add sea salt, put the lid on and simmer for five minutes. 

Thickened Paprikash

Add the cornflour paste, pour the cream, season with a vegetable mix for soups and simmer for two minutes. Turn off the heat and add the parsley.

Serving the Mushroom Paprikash

Serve it with penne pasta, but you also did it with polenta or rice or just soaked with fresh bread.