Beef Stroganoff

An easy recipe for the best Beef Stroganoff! Thinly sliced strips of tender beef simmered in a juicy, creamy gravy. Serve it over noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes for an easy 30-minute meal.

Classic, comforting Beef Stroganoff is best when the beef is tender and flavorful (not dry!), the sauce is rich and creamy, and the noodles are soft and chewy.

It’s the kind of dish you’ll want to make mid-week, when everyone is starving, or on a weekend when everyone just wants to relax.

An easy recipe for the best Beef Stroganoff! Thinly sliced strips of tender beef simmered in a juicy, creamy gravy. Serve it over noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes for an easy 30-minute meal.

How to make Beef Stroganoff

First, thinly slice the beef into strips. This is easier if you freeze the beef for 10 to 15 minutes.

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And if you decide to do that, which I highly recommend, your dinner will still be done in 30 minutes! So there’s really no reason to skip it.

Next, brown the beef, onion, and mushrooms in butter. Stir in garlic and the cream sauce (sour cream, flour, and beef granules) and simmer until thickened, about 2 minutes.

That’s it! Serve over pasta, egg noodles, mashed potatoes, or even rice.

An easy recipe for the best Beef Stroganoff! Thinly sliced strips of tender beef simmered in a juicy, creamy gravy. Serve it over noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes for an easy 30-minute meal.

The best beef for Beef Stroganoff

I used sirloin steak, but any high-quality cut of beef will work. Stay away from low-fat cuts like flank steak, skirt steak, or flap meat. But, sirloin or something even more flavorful like Ribeyes will make delicious Beef Stroganoff.

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An easy recipe for the best Beef Stroganoff! Thinly sliced strips of tender beef simmered in a juicy, creamy gravy. Serve it over noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes for an easy 30-minute meal.
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Beef Stroganoff

An easy recipe for the best Beef Stroganoff! Thinly sliced strips of tender beef simmered in a juicy, creamy gravy. Serve it over noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes for an easy 30-minute meal.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Russian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 450 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak trimmed
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons instant beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces white button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups hot cooked egg noodles for serving

Instructions

  1. If desired, freeze beef for 10 to 15 minutes for easy slicing. Thinly slice meat across the grain into bite-size strips.

  2. In a small bowl stir together sour cream and flour. Stir in bouillon granules, water, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Set aside.

  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter until foaming. Stir in beef, mushrooms, and onion and cook until softened, about 5 to 7 minutes. Drain grease if desired.

  4. Stir in garlic until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in sour cream mixture. Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened, about 2 minutes. Serve over noodles.

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An easy recipe for the best Beef Stroganoff! Thinly sliced strips of tender beef simmered in a juicy, creamy gravy. Serve it over noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes for an easy 30-minute meal.

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  1. Really great that it’s such a heart meal in only 30 minutes…time is precious!

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