The Best Beef Stroganoff

148 reviews, 4.5 star(s). 89% would make again

Ready in 2 hours

I have followed dozens of recipes for this dish and have combined the things I like from some and left out some stuff from others to perfect this dish.


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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I made this for my girl friend, she love it, and I was on a promise, so it must be good
Purdeyboss 2m ago

great recipe... I added a nice spash of sherry after stirring in the sour cream. The flavor was PERFECTION.
jdriemeyer 3m ago

I added one of those double bouillon cubes instead of a regular sized one and it came out great anyway
mikepii 5m ago

I love your recipe specifically because it is not bland. The addition of the nutmeg, Worchester, and bacon make your Stroganoff delish! I make this twice a month in the winter.
Seraphina1 6m ago

Amazing! Will totally make again!
ApriilC 11m 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 1y ago

absolutely delicious!! will definitely make it again!!
Torz94 1y 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 1y 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 10m ago

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

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