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Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipe – hearty and delicious, very easy to make dish, perfect for dinner any time of the year!

Beef stroganoff with noodles in a bowl

What is beef stroganoff?

This Russian dish is very popular around the world and there are so many variations of the original recipe. This is just my favorite way of preparing it and isn’t the original recipe.

Some recipes call for different spices, but I usually only use salt and pepper. I’ve had it served over mashed potatoes, instead of pasta and it tastes great that way, too!

I’ve been craving comfort foods lately…

My plans and desire for healthier eating after the baby were ruined, after finding out he is sensitive to a bunch of things.

That’s why I can not really follow a diet and eat some of my favorite healthy foods while breastfeeding.

A friend had asked me for a beef stroganoff recipe a couple of months back, so I’m finally sharing it on the blog.

What cut beef to use in beef stroganoff?

In my opinion, the better cut of beef you use the more delicious, tender and flavorful the dish will turn. Also tougher cuts of meat take a lot more time to cook which is not always a good option, when you want to prepare a quick dinner for the family or guests. Marbled meat will produce a tastier dish.

Typically the best cuts of beef for stroganoff, that are relatively tender, but still have some marbling and cook fast are: Make sure you cut the steak into thin (5 mm) strips.

  • boneless sirloin steak
  • rib eye steak
  • beef tenderloin
  • sirloin steak tips

If you wonder what the best cut of steak for beef stroganoff is? It is boneless Rib Eye in my opinion.

Acceptable cuts of beef, that I don’t highly recommend, but will work in the recipe (cut the meat against the grain into thin strips):

  • flank steak
  • skirt steak
beef stroganoff in a pan with noodles

 

What ingredients do you need to make this Beef Stroganoff recipe?

Tender beef, mushrooms and flavorful creamy sauce on top of egg noodles, this is a simple but very delicious combination for the meat and pasta lovers out there.

Ready in 30 minutes, this is one of my favorite dinners.

  • egg noodles
  • butter
  • steak — (sirloin or flank)
  • yellow onion — , chopped (or shallot)
  • garlic cloves
  • mushrooms
  • dry white wine
  • vegetable stock — (or beef stock)
  • Worchestershire sauce
  • sour cream or heavy cream
  • whole wheat flour
  • salt
  • pepper
  • chopped parsley 
beef stroganoff over noodles

How to make Beef Stroganoff?

  1. Cook egg noodles according to the directions on the package, I recommend cooking them by when you are almost done with the beef sauce.

  2. Season salt with salt and pepper.

  3. In a large pan, over medium heat melt butter. Add steak in a single layer and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until browned. (Work in batches, if your pan isn’t big enough).

    Remove cooked steak from the pan and transfer to a plate

  4. Add onions, mushrooms, and garlic. Cook for 5-6 minutes, until tender, stirring frequently, add more butter (1-2 tbsp), if needed.

    Add wine and stir to deglaze the pan. Add stock, Worcestershire sauce and flour. Stir to combine. Cook for about 5 more minutes, stirring frequently until the sauce thickens. Add sour cream (or heavy cream). Cook for just 1 minute, to warm up.

  5. Add steak. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley. Serve over egg noodles.

How do you serve beef stroganoff?

Beef Stroganoff is usually served with egg noodles, but you can serve it with gluten free or low carb noodles.

Other serving options are rice, mashed potatoes or vegetables like broccoli or green beans.

How do you thicken beef stroganoff?

The best thickener is cornstarch in my opinion (because it produces glossier sauces), but you can also use white or whole wheat flour. Xantan gum works, too.

If you want to make a low-carb beed stroganoff, of course you need to use low-carb noodles, but still thicken the sauce with cornstarch or Xantan gum.

Similar recipes:

Here are some more dinners, you can make in around 30 minutes: Teriyaki Chicken and Cauliflower, Honey Sriracha Chicken Quinoa Bowl and One Pot Cream Tomato Chicken Spinach Pasta.

This Keto Ground Beef Stroganoff from Cassidy’s Craveable Creations is creamy, hearty and perfect for a weeknight dinner.

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Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipe – hearty and delicious, very easy to make dish, perfect for dinner any time of the year!
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Servings: 4

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Ingredients 

  • 1/2 pound egg noodles
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb steak, (sirloin or flank)
  • 1 small yellow onion, , chopped (or shallot)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 lb mushrooms, , sliced
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup vegetable stock, (or beef stock)
  • 1 tbsp Worchestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or heavy cream
  • 1-2 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • salt
  • pepper
  • chopped parsley

Instructions 

  • Cook egg noodles according to the directions on the package, I recommend cooking them by when you are almost done with the beef sauce.
  • Season salt with salt and pepper.
  • In a large pan, over medium heat melt butter. Add steak in a single layer and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until browned. (Work in batches, if your pan isn’t big enough).
    Remove cooked steak from the pan and transfer to a plate
  • Add onions, mushrooms, and garlic. Cook for 5-6 minutes, until tender, stirring frequently, add more butter (1-2 tbsp), if needed.
    Add wine and stir to deglaze the pan. Add stock, Worcestershire sauce and flour. Stir to combine. Cook for about 5 more minutes, stirring frequently until the sauce thickens. Add sour cream (or heavy cream). Cook for just 1 minute, to warm up.
  • Add steak.
    Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley.
    Serve over egg noodles.

Nutrition

Calories: 589kcal, Carbohydrates: 49g, Protein: 33g, Fat: 27g, Saturated Fat: 13g, Cholesterol: 139mg, Sodium: 443mg, Potassium: 722mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 445IU, Vitamin C: 4.5mg, Calcium: 55mg, Iron: 3.6mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main
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12 Comments

  1. Love beef stroganoff, it looks super rich and comforting! This is definitely the perfect dish for the cooler weather. Can’t wait to give the recipe a try and serve it with either pasta or mashed potatoes! 🙂

  2. Beef stoganoff is one of my favorite comfort dishes! I made a similar version a few weeks ago, but I can’t wait to try your variation. Looks so good for this chilly Halloween, Mira! Pinned!

  3. I love stroganoff and I’ve never tried it with mashed potatoes! That’s a great idea! Yours looks perfect!

  4. Stroganoff is a dish I have never made, but now I have an easy and delicious recipe to try.

  5. This is one of my favorite comfort foods too! But it’s been awhile since I’ve made it – after seeing this, that’s got to change! Looking forward to enjoying this 🙂 Hoping little Anthony and you are doing well 🙂

  6. My kiddos LOVE beef stroganoff (who am I kidding, so do I!), and this looks SO much better than the boxed hamburger helper version! 😉 Gotta try this soon!

  7. Absolutely freaking fantastic!    Easy and has really good instructions.    I used leftover roast and leftover beef tenderloin.   Added more mushrooms (used fresh once and canned).   Both were equally delicious.    I will make this again and again.