The Best Beef Stroganoff

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"I love Stroganoff, and this recipe was good. Easy to make with ingreadients I had in the house. Except I was short on the amount of sour cream I had in the fridge. My sauce was looking pretty thick, (plus I had more than a pound of meat), so I added about 1/2 can mushroom soup and a few table spoons of milk to get to the right consistancy. Then I always add a couple splashes of white wine to my stroanoff. Thank you. It pleased my whole family."


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4 slices Bacon; fried drained and chopped
1 pound Round or sirloin steak; sliced thin
Flour; for dredging
1 cup Onions; slice
2 cloves Garlic; minced
2 cups Water
1 cube Beef builion
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
1 teaspoon Pepper
1 teaspoon Seasoned salt
8 oz Fresh mushrooms
1 cup Sour cream
1 bag Wide egg noodles; cooked per directions on package

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Fry bacon and move to paper towel.

Dredge meat in flour (fry in bacon grease to brown). Saute onion for 2 minutes, add garlic and saute 1 more minute. Add water, bring to boil. add builion cube, worcestershire sauce, nutmeg, pepper & seasoned salt.

Stir and return to boil. Simmer till fork tender about 1 1/2 to 2 hours, adding water as needed. Add mushrooms, heat until they shrink a little. Fold in sour cream, heat thru but do not return to boil. Sprinkle bacon over top and server over wide egg noodles.


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This is my finished product. We had a nice glass of chardonnay with it. It was absolutely delicious.


This was so good. Used Baby Bella Mushrooms!


First Try at making this dish :)

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Amazing! Will totally make again!
ApriilC 4 months ago

mgillis710 7 months ago

I made this for my husband (I'm a vegetarian) and he LOVED it! Easy to make, husband loved it, I will likely make this again :)
genny867 10 months ago

absolutely delicious!! will definitely make it again!!
Torz94 11 month ago

Delicious recipe! A few of the reviewers complained about the fact that it is fairly bland, and I found the same thing-ive learned from another stroganoff recipe that the solution to this is red wine and ketchup. I know it sounds weird but try small amounts and work your way up, according to your own tastes. It will give the sauce more body and depth. Yum!
nicstagrim 1 year ago
I'm making it now and it isn't bland at all. If it's bland, then it probably wasn't properly seasoned! I used Freddie's seasoned salt and a great red and black pepper blend from Penzey's spices. Very delicious! - swims58 3 months ago

Good recipe. Didn't add nutmeg. But still came out yummy
jbedahjr1 1 year ago

I didn't realize I was almost out of sour cream, but this tastes amazing with only a couple spoonfuls! I don't think I'm gonna share tonight. I did add more of the season salt and nutmeg. I learned a long time ago to season to our taste. First time ever making stroganoff and I believe it's going to be a hit and on our menu rotation! Thank you.
larkandmet 1 year ago

none better any where
Lionstar 1 year ago

really good but make sure not to cut the beef too small, and I'd add more bacon because there wasn't enough grease to fry all the meat in. I'd actually transfer the grease to another pan too if you like your bacon crispy like me. The little chunks left over made it a wee bit grainy, but still really good!
MonsterZero 1 year ago

Double the garlic and bacon
VagabondWolf 1 year ago

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