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Red wine and vegetable goulash on mashed potatoes with turmeric

Red wine and vegetable goulash on mashed potatoes with turmeric

March 5th, 2022 | main dishes

Soul food at its finest: tasty vegetables in a velvety red wine sauce, served with golden mashed potatoes with turmeric. An irresistible vegetarian winter dish!

Red wine and vegetable goulash on mashed potatoes with turmeric

The colors alone stimulate the appetite: dark red vegetables – colored by wine and beetroot – and turmeric-yellow mashed potatoes. This is a dish that will probably convince even the last person to have a “veggie day”.

No, I am not a vehement vegetarian. But it’s certainly good to skip meat many days of the week. Very good, and even very important. And so this dish can be a wonderful alternative to a meat goulash. I’m sure everyone will be amazed!

I used a good Merlot for the sauce in this dish. If you want to cook without alcohol, you can replace the red wine with unsweetened elderberry juice.

Red wine and vegetable goulash on mashed potatoes with turmeric

(4 servings)

600 g beetroot
400 g of carrots
3 large red onions
cut into 2 cm cubes
5 sticks of celery
cut into 1 cm thick slices
15 garlic cloves, peeled, whole
3 TS frying oil (e.g. peanut oil, grapeseed oil)
sear the prepared vegetables in hot oil at high temperature
3 heaped TS tomato paste
add and fry
5 TS soy sauce
deglaze the vegetables with the soy sauce, reduce the heat
250 ml red wine (e.g. Merlot)
add and simmer for about 4 minutes
3-4 sprigs of thyme
2 sprigs of rosemary
3 bay leaves
300 ml vegetable broth*
add and bring to a boil
1 TS cornstarch
mix with some red wine and stir into the boiling vegetables
cover and let the vegetables simmer for 20 minutes, stir from time to time so that they don't stick to the bottom, keep an eye on the cooking point, the vegetables should be al dente
Salt, pepper from the mill
season to taste
2 sprigs of flat-leaf parsley, chopped
Roasted (chilli) cashew nuts or roasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped
place the goulash on top of the smashed potatoes and serve sprinkled with parsley and nuts

* My homemade vegetable extract is perfect here, with this you can prepare a delicious vegetable broth in no time.

Turmeric Mashed Potatoes

1 kg floury potatoes
boil in salted water for about 15 minutes until soft
100-120ml milk
heat the milk, add to the potatoes and mash with the potato masher
1-2 ts turmeric
80 grams of salted butter
Salt, pepper from the mill
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