Classic Beef Stroganoff Recipe

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Classic Beef Stroganoff Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 12, 2024

This classic beef stroganoff recipe is a delicious and comforting dish that can be made with tender beef, onions, mushrooms, and sour cream. It is traditionally served over egg noodles or rice and is perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. The creamy sauce, rich flavors, and tender beef make it a popular choice among beef lovers. With a preparation time of 30 minutes, you can enjoy this hearty meal in no time!


  • 1.5 pounds beef sirloin, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
  • Egg noodles or rice (for serving)


  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the beef slices and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the beef from the skillet and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add the onion and mushrooms. Cook until the onion is translucent and the mushrooms are tender.
  4. Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  5. Sprinkle the flour over the onion and mushroom mixture and stir to combine.
  6. Slowly pour in the beef broth and stir until the mixture thickens.
  7. Stir in the sour cream and Dijon mustard. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  8. Add the browned beef back to the skillet and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Meanwhile, cook the egg noodles or rice according to package instructions.
  10. Serve the beef stroganoff over the cooked egg noodles or rice.
  11. Garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Beef stroganoff is believed to have originated in Russia and became popular worldwide.
  • The dish is named after the Stroganov family, a prominent Russian family from the 19th century.
  • The traditional Russian version of beef stroganoff uses sautéed beef, mustard, and smetana, a Russian sour cream.
  • The American version typically includes onions, mushrooms, and sour cream.
  • Beef stroganoff is often accompanied by a side of pickles or a green salad.
  • Leftover beef stroganoff can be reheated and served the next day for an equally delicious meal.