There are a huge range of traditional Hungarian dishes which you can recreate without even having to travel to the country. The food in this part of the world is wholesome, simple to prepare and packed full of flavour. This collection of meals is the ideal way to start embracing Hungarian cooking. Goulash is one of the (if not the No. 1!) most famous Hungarian dishes, but there’s so much more to savour.
We’re sharing some of the best classic recipes from Hungary. These recipes aren’t just any recipes either, as they have been created by the world’s top food bloggers. The best of the best. Make sure check out the other great dishes on their sites too.
You may not be able to travel there right now but these Hungarian dishes with transport your tastebuds to the country. Time to get into the kitchen and to start cooking.
The Best Hungarian Dishes
Hungarian Goulash is a hearty and comforting beef stew made with tender chunks of beef, carrots, bell pepper, and sweet Hungarian paprika in a hearty tomato broth. Serve this delicious recipe with noodles, potatoes, or a thick slice of fresh buttered bread.
Recipe created by Jessica.
A delicious Hungarian fisherman’s soup, cooked from using river fish and with lots of paprika powder. Hot and spicy, it has the most wonderful kick to it.
Recipe created by Timea and Laci.
Hungarian Style Vegan Mushroom Soup is so easy to make with Portobello mushrooms and pantry ingredients. This healthy soup is dairy-free, gluten-free and is perfect for a cozy family meal.
Recipe created by Iryna.
Honestly, once you have made this recipe there will be no going back – it is truly one of the tastiest, most tender, comforting recipes ever. Plus it’s perfect for slow cooking over long periods of time – leave it on while you go to work and you’ll come home to the dreamiest smelling dinner ever.
Recipe created by Caroline.
Known locally at rigo jancsi this recipe is simple to follow and turns out a rich and lush chocolate cake. Spoil yourself and your friends rotten and watch everyones faces light up after the first bite.
Recipe created by 5 Star Cookies.
Chocolate covered, layered, and full of apricot jam and walnut filling, gerbeaud is typically served around Christmas time. You will without doubt be having a second portion!
Recipe created by Threeteaskitchen.
Vegan Hungarian Bread Dumplings with creamy root veggie sauce and tahini roasted mushrooms. A perfectly hearty dish that will have you wanting to lick your plate clean.
Recipe created by Evi.
Spending some time in the country? Check out The 25 Best Burgers In Hungary.