Chef John's Classic Beef Stroganoff Recipe

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Chef John's Classic Beef Stroganoff Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 11, 2024

Indulge in the rich and creamy flavors of Chef John's classic beef stroganoff. This comforting dish features tender beef strips cooked in a savory mushroom and onion sauce, finished with a touch of sour cream. Serve over hot buttered noodles for a hearty and delicious meal.


  • 1 pound beef sirloin, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 ounces egg noodles, cooked according to package instructions
  • Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish


  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add beef strips and cook until browned on all sides. Remove beef from skillet and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, add onions and mushrooms. Cook until onions are translucent and mushrooms are browned.
  3. Add garlic to skillet and cook for another minute.
  4. Return beef to skillet. Stir in beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, and Dijon mustard. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes, until sauce has thickened.
  5. Remove skillet from heat and stir in sour cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve beef stroganoff over cooked egg noodles. Garnish with chopped parsley.
  7. Enjoy your Chef John's Classic Beef Stroganoff!

Interesting Facts

  • Beef stroganoff is believed to have originated in Russia in the 19th century.
  • Variations of beef stroganoff can be found in many cuisines around the world.
  • Serving beef stroganoff over noodles is a popular way to enjoy this dish.