One of the first meals I ever made for my husband after we got married was beef stroganoff. What I didn’t realize at the time was that he was not really a fan of mushrooms. Given that he had grown up on his family’s mushroom farm, I assumed he ate them often! He let me know that evening that he actually didn’t like mushrooms, but he was a good sport and gave my cooking a try. He liked it so much that he’s been eating mushrooms ever since!
Since that early attempt, I’ve tried many beef stroganoff recipes and our family has a few favourites. No matter which type I decide to make, we all agree that it needs to be served with extra sour cream and served on egg noodles.
If you’re like my husband used to be and mushrooms aren’t really your thing, you can try omitting them, but I think you ought to give them a try and see if this classic comfort food can make you a mushroom believer too!
Beef Stroganoff Recipes:
Our Ground Beef Stroganoff recipe is one that I created with a few tweaks to my mother-in-law’s recipe. I make it as a freezer meal. It’s just total comfort food for me, so I always make several of them at a time. They are fast to heat up and get dinner on the table.
There are so many variations possible when it comes to this universal comfort food recipe such as this Easy One Pot Meatball Stroganoff. It’s ready in just 20 minutes.
This Classic Beef Stroganoff Recipe made from scratch features tender slices of steak and savoury mushrooms smothered in creamy brown gravy.
Cooking this in the Crock Pot gets the beef super tender so that it melts in your mouth. That’s the secret to this Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff.
Making Beef Stroganoff in the Instant Pot speeds up the process, especially if you are using stew meat.
This Ground Beef Stroganoff makes a hearty, comforting dinner the whole family will love.
You don’t have to veer from your diet with this Low carb, Gluten free Crock pot Beef Stroganoff.
There are many ways to cook this dish. Sous Vide Beef Stroganoff will give you fall apart in your mouth beef while maintaining a medium rare center to the steak bites. The sauce is creamy, silky and has full layers of flavour.
If you like the flavours of stroganoff but are looking for something a little bit different, give this Easy Beef Stroganoff Soup a try. Yes, you read that right…soup!
This one doesn’t exactly fit the list because it’s missing the whole “beef” thing, but if you’re looking for the flavours with a different protein, check out this Pressure Cooker Ground Turkey Stroganoff.
With Easy Keto Beef Stroganoff you get filling beef and mushrooms in a low carb creamy sauce piled atop a bed of cauliflower rice.
For something different and also low carb, you can try Beef Stroganoff Burgers.
This keto version of the classic dish is actually a Beef Stroganoff Casserole. It’s topped with cheesy mashed cauliflower.
Where did Beef Stroganoff originate?
Beef Stroganoff originated in Russia where it was spelled Beef Stroganov. It has since become a worldwide classic.
What is Beef Stroganoff?
It is a dish made with beef and mushrooms in a creamy sauce. Now while it originally used “beef”, beef stroganoff recipes now incorporate different cuts of beef from steak to stew meat to hamburger. It can also be made with ground round for vegetarians. You also incorporate sour cream either in the meal itself or served alongside.
Beef Stroganoff is traditionally served over egg noodles and this is one thing you won’t want to stray from. They make the perfect pairing. If you don’t like the texture of egg noodles, you could choose another pasta, but it just won’t be the same. A little chopped parsley on the top finishes things beautifully!
Can Beef Stroganoff be frozen?
Yes! In fact, I always make ours as a freezer meal. It freezes beautifully. Plus, when I make it ahead, it means that I always have one in the freezer ready to be pulled out on a day when comfort food is of the essence.
Which wine goes best with Beef Stroganoff?
I am far from a sommelier, but for this question, I turned to the experts in this area. According to them, a red wine is what you want to pair with beef stroganoff. In particular, a rich, fruity wine such as a Shiraz. You can also go with a heavily oaked Merlot. If neither of those meet your fancy, a fruity Pinot Noir will stand up to the mushrooms and hold its own.
More Skillet Beef Stroganoff Recipes:
More Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipes:
More Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipes:
That’s a pretty big list of ideas! What’s your favourite version of this dish?
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