Healthy Beef Recipes




Healthy Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Healthy Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Originating in Russia beef stroganoff is a very hearty and filling meal. Unfortunately, this hearty meal can certainly add a few inches to the waistline. In turn, we have crafted this healthier recipe so you can still enjoy this delicious meal!


  • 1 lb. lean beef (top round), cubed
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 Tablespoon onion, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • to taste pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 6 cups pasta, cooked in unsalted water


1. Cut beef into 1-inch cubes.

2. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a nonstick skillet. Sauté onion for 2 minutes.

3. Add beef and sauté for 5 minutes more. Turn to brown evenly. Remove from pan and keep hot.

4. Add the remaining oil to the pan and sauté mushrooms.

5. Add beef and onions to the pan with seasonings.

6. Add wine and yogurt, and gently stir in. Heat, but do not boil.*

7. Serve with pasta.

* If thickening is desired, use 2 teaspoons of cornstarch. Calories are same as for flour, but cornstarch has double the thickening power. The calories for cornstarch are not included in the nutrients per serving given below. To add cornstarch, take small amount of wine and yogurt broth and put aside to cool. Stir in cornstarch. Add some of warm broth to cornstarch paste and stir. Then, add cornstarch mixture to pan.

Yield: 5 servings Serving size: 6 oz

Each serving provides:

Calories: 499
Total fat: 10 g
Saturated fat: 3 g
Cholesterol: 80 mg
Sodium: 200 mg
Total fiber: 4 g
Protein: 41 g
Carbohydrates: 58 g
Potassium: 891 mg

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