Anytime you haven't a clue what to put on the table, make it goulash. What is 'goulash'? Goulash is a soup or stew of meat and vegetables, seasoned with spices and dried herbs. This dish originated from the medieval Kingdom of Hungary. So, if you want to make it authentic, better add the paprika. Since, I am still harvesting zucchini from the garden as well as tomatoes and green peppers, then a goulash seemed like the right thing to do.
Meat is essential but of course not necessary. To begin, take 1 pound of ground turkey, add about 3/4 cup of dried bread crumbs, 1/3 cup of heavy cream, a dash of salt, garlic powder and dried herbs: rosemary, mint, oregano to mix and shape into meatballs. Pan fry the meatballs until brown in 3 tbs of olive oil and the same of coconut oil.
While the meatballs brown, wash and dice 3 cups of fresh zucchini, slice 2 med green peppers to stir fry in another skillet. Once singed on the edges, add 1/2 cup of chicken stock and also add either 3 med fresh tomatoes or one small can of diced tomatoes (can be fire roasted or plain). To this, add your meatballs and simmer for 35 min on low heat.
Use rice, barley groats or pasta as a simple side. Serve and imagine your at the Budapest Cafe. Can you hear the local musicians?