Vegetable Stew with Dumplings (Vegetariansky Paprikáš)

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Paprikáš is a common Slovak stew (of Hungarian origins) consisting of vegetables such as tomato and pepper in a cream sauce with a good serving of the sweet pepper paprika. Chicken paprikash is particularly popular. Here is my alternative that I cooked up the last weekend. The main difference is that this one is completely vegetarian.

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, 1 packet of sliced mushrooms, 1 clove garlic, 1 small tomato, few slices of bell pepper, sour cream, paprika, potato and flour for halušky
Prep Time: about an hour

onions frying vegetables in a frying pan
Dice the onion and fry on a bit of oil until golden. Then add the mushrooms, tomato, pepper, and garlic. Add about a tablespoon of paprika and salt and pepper to taste. You may also want to add a pinch of Cayenne pepper. Pour in about a quarter cup of water, cover, and let simmer.
grated potatoes and flour potato dough
In the meantime, prepare the potato dumplings. I have few pictures here but you may be better off following the link for the actual recipe.
vegetable stew with a spoon of sour cream vegetable stew in cream sauce
Every 10 minutes or so, stir the stew and add more water as needed. Once the veggies are soft and the dumplings are ready, mix in one heaping table spoon of sour cream.
vegetable paprikash with potato dumplings
Stir in halušky and enjoy!

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