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Hiking Weekend in Ehrenburgertal (Brodenbach) and Vegan Sausage Goulash

Hiking Weekend in Ehrenburgertal (Brodenbach) and Vegan Sausage Goulash

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My dear friends and I spent a wonderful weekend in November Hiking in the Eifel and decided to do that again.

This weekende it was about time, we fulfilled this plan. So we packed our things and traveled to Ehrenburgertal in Brodenbach.

Besides eating a lot (this is the life of a typical vegan) we had a lot of fun and went for a hike. We split up in two groups. One group made a shorter hike and the other one a longer hike.

The route was very hilly. Straight up and then straigth down again, passing streams that were floating through a scenery like in the movies and to some geocaches.

Here are a few impressions of the hike:

We visited Ehrenburg castle, too:

On our hike we cooked outside, because this makes a hike even better. I planned to make something filling and savory: Sausage goulash.

Der Herd heizt vor

Heating the oven

Since I lately bought a cooking set, we were able to use two pots. We cooked the noodles in Marten’s bigger pot and the sauce in my smaller one.

Zwiebeln schneiden

Vürstchen schneiden

First I cut the onions and sausages. Then heated the oil and sautéd the onions and fried the sausages. In the meantime Marten cooked the noodles.

Erst anbraten...

Since canned tomates weigh more than tomato paste, I decided to bring tomato paste, that we filled up with the boiling water of the noodles.

...dann anschwitzen

Mhhh, how that smells!

Thanks to the boiling water we just had to season a bit with salt. Then we combined sauce and noodles and arranged the dish in our bowls.


Simple, quick, satisfying: Sausage Goulash

After that long day we had cheese fondue and tempura. Both delicious and super fat. So we wanted to move after that and went for a night hike with our head lamps. It was great fun, especially for little Lilith and the dogs.

All in all it was a lovely weekend with nice company and great food. I am looking forward to our next trip.



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Sausage Goulash
Gang/Type: Main Dish
Ergibt/Yield: 3 Servings
  • 250 g (9 oz) vegan sausages
  • 1 big onion
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tube tomato paste
  • 270 g (10 oz) noodles
  • salt
  1. Cook the noodles in salty water until firm to the bite. Drain and save the water to save water. (You won't have to, if you are at home).

  2. Dice the onion and slice the sausages. Heat oil in a pan and sauté the onion. Add the suasages and let brown.

  3. Stir in the tomato paste and sauté for 1 - 2 minutes, then add the noodle water until desired consistenzy.

  4. Season to taste with salt and mix with the noodles.
When I cook the dish at home, I use a big can of tomatoes instead of tomato paste.



  1. Angela
    Sunday March 13th, 2016 / 10:21 PM

    Es war Balsam für Körper und Seele, dieses Aktiv-Wochenende mit Euch Lieben zu verbringen.
    Das Vürstchengulasch sollte zu jeder Wanderung dazugehören. 😀

    • Rina
      Sunday March 13th, 2016 / 10:31 PM

      Das fand ich auch! Das wiederholen wir ganz bald!

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