Krumplis Tészta / Potato Noodles

Krumplis Tészta / Potato Noodles

Credit: Marika’s Kitchen


  • 3 lbs. Potatoes, diced (peeled 2 lbs.)
  • 1 Large Onion, Diced (3 cups)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Hungarian Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. Salt
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil


  • 16 oz. Egg Noodles
  • ½ pot Water
  • 1 Tbsp. Salt
  • 1 Tbsp. oil


  1. Peel & dice potatoes, set aside in bowl covered in cold water
  2. Heat 1/3 cup olive oil and sauté onions for approx. 5 minutes over medium to high heat stirring frequently until transparent.
  3. When the onions are transparent add paprika, sauté, stirring for 20 to 30 seconds till paprika melts. Be careful to not burn paprika.
  4. Add 3 cups of water. Stir well to incorporate.
  5. Drain water off potatoes and add to pot. Add 1 Tbsp. salt and cook till potatoes are soft; about 20 to 30 minutes.
  6. While potatoes are cooking, bring another pot of water to a boil, add approx. 1 Tbsp. salt and approx. 1 Tbsp. oil, and cook noodles according to instructions on package. When noodles are cooked, strain, run cold water over noodles in strainer till noodles are cold, drain and set aside.
  7. When potatoes are soft, add noodles to potatoes and stir.
  8. Add another cup or two of water to the krumplis tészta and stir.
  9. Taste and adjust salt if needed. Enjoy!

Note: The photos below show a double portion of this recipe ☺

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