What’s for Dinner: Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff

I used this recipe. I added some beef, used white mushrooms, left out the tomato paste and used balsamic vinegar instead of white wine. I thought it was good, hubby seemed to like it, toddler ate a couple noodles and fed the rest to the dogs. The next day hubby told me he didn’t like it and said not to make it again. He also hates mushrooms so maybe that was it? You win some, you lose some.

Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff

I would eat it again.

Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff
Serves 4
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293 calories
30 g
48 g
9 g
22 g
5 g
287 g
935 g
3 g
0 g
4 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
287g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 293
Calories from Fat 83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g
14%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 48mg
16%
Sodium 935mg
39%
Total Carbohydrates 30g
10%
Dietary Fiber 2g
7%
Sugars 3g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
5%
Calcium
6%
Iron
14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 6oz steak, sliced
  2. 1 tablespoon butter
  3. 1onion
  4. 2 tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour
  5. 2 cups beef broth
  6. 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  7. 12 white mushrooms
  8. 1/4 tsp thyme
  9. salt and pepper to taste
  10. 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  11. 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  12. 2 cups uncooked noodles
Instructions
  1. Cook noodles according to package, set aside.
  2. Brown beef, remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Melt butter over medium heat and add onions to the pan. Cook 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Add flour; stir with a wooden spoon for 30 seconds. Gradually add broth and Worcestershire sauce. Add mushrooms, thyme, salt and pepper; stir and cook 4-5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly. Add beef.
  5. Add balsamic; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat; let stand 30 seconds. Stir in sour cream; add noodles and mix well.
Adapted from skinnytaste.com
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calories
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fat
9g
protein
22g
carbs
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Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container 12

Amount Per Serving
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% Daily Value*
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Saturated Fat 5.7g 29%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
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Sugars 3.1g
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