beef stroganoff…

April 7, 2009

i love a good beef stroganoff!   it is comfort food at it’s best!
if you read my previous post, there is a great recipe for braised beef.  [click here]
if you make the recipe for braised beef, and use the leftovers to make this beef stroganoff dish, not only do you get a great flavorful meal, but you can also stretch it out into two meals for your family.  and, split up the work.
this is a great recipe for homemade beef stroganoff, and pairing it with braised beef brings a rich gourmet taste to the dish.
read more for the recipe…
{recipe: beef stroganoff}
ingredients
1 lb sliced beef [using leftovers from the braised beef recipe, cut to bit size pieces] *
1 tbs oil
1/2 medium yellow onion, sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups sliced mushrooms
2-3 tbs fresh parsley, chopped
1 cup beef stock/drippings [if using braised beef leftovers, use the remaining liquid drippings in the pan, strain first]
1 cup heavy cream
2 tsp corn starch
1/2-1 cup sour cream [depending on preferred thickness]
preferred noodles
directions
in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.  add sliced onions, garlic, and mushrooms and saute for a few minutes until mushrooms and onions are tender.  add 2 tbs of the fresh parsley and stir.  whisk corn starch in with the beef stock and add to pan with heavy cream and the sour cream.  stir well until incorporated bring to a boil.  boil for a few minutes until sauce thickens and add the cooked sliced beef and heat through.
serve over egg noodles and garnish with remaining parsley.
*note: if you did not make the braised beef recipe. you can also make this with 1 lb of beef browned, and store bought beef stock/broth.
enjoy!!

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