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Beef Stroganoff Recipe

beef stroganoff recipe

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

This beef stroganoff recipe is a quick and easy meal to prepare. The ready-made onion soup mix has all the flavor you'll need. The sour cream neutralizes the salt level and adds that desirable creaminess. Serve over buttered egg noodles and voila, dinner is served. This is a recipe that your family will come back to, again and again.

Beef Stroganoff Recipe


1 pound round steak, 1/4 to 1/2-inch thick
2/3 cup water
1 (4 ounce) can sliced mushrooms
1 envelope onion soup mix
1 cup sour cream
1 Tablespoon flour
Buttered egg noodles



1. Trim fat from meat. Cut into small pieces. Heat fat in skillet. When there is about 3 Tablespoons of melted fat in skillet, remove trimmings. (If fat coating is thin, add butter to make 3 Tablespoons.)

2. Quickly brown meat in fat. Add water and mushrooms (including liquid); stir in soup mix and heat to boiling.

3. Blend sour cream and flour; add to skillet. Cook and stir until mixture thickens.

4. Serve over hot buttered egg noodles.

Ways to Make This Recipe Healthier

Believe it or not, there are things you can do to make this recipe healthier. If you're on a diet, trying to be heart healthy, or otherwise limiting your intake of certain foods, we've got you. Let's talk about some of the ways that you can make this recipe healthier.

First, instead of using a steak, you can use lean ground meat. Aim for the leanest ground meat you can find in your store. The leaner the meat, the less fat it has and the more protein it has. By limiting the amount of fat in your meat, you'll be reducing the calories and saturated fat content. This is a big step to make this beef stroganoff recipe healthier.

Next, you can use low-fat sour cream instead of regular sour cream. This will bring the calories and saturated fat content of this recipe down even further. Low-fat sour cream doesn't taste too different from regular sour cream, so you shouldn't notice a substantial difference in terms of the flavor of this recipe.

By making these two changes, you can make this beef stroganoff recipe acceptable for those on a diet. You don't need to give up your favorite foods to lose weight! Making the changes we just talked about will allow you to enjoy this delicious recipe, while still working towards your dieting goals.

If you enjoyed this recipe, be sure to check out some of the other fantastic recipes we have on our site. There's hundreds of them; you're sure to find some that you love!

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