We've been searching for a perfect goulash recipe for a while now. This recipe was the closest we've got so far.
The link has a great explanation of the traditional vrs non traditional elements of the recipe which is really interesting.
Felicity Cloake's perfect goulash
We made it this time with lamb and only cooked it for an hour, 30mins before adding the lemon juice and peppers and then 30mins after adding them.
Next time we want to use beef and cook it in the slow cooker from the point where you would put it in the oven.