French Onion and Beef Strudle

Nancy R


Beef and Onions are two of my husbands favorite things. I have been making this since 1994 and It is a dish he requests at least once a month.


★★★★★ 1 vote

45 Min
20 Min


  • 3/4 c
    shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 c
    fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    yellow onions thinly sliced
  • 6 oz
    beef tenderloin or sirloin (1 inch thick) cut into 1/8
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    of each salt and pepper, or more to taste
  • 3/4 c
    beef stock
  • 1
    8 oz can refrigerated crecent rolls
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated fresh parmesan cheese for toping the crust

  • 1/2 c
    sour cream or plain greek yogurt
  • 1
    10 oz can of beef au jus gravy for dipping, heated

How to Make French Onion and Beef Strudle


  1. In a small bowl combine the two cheeses and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat add onions and cook until very caramelized, and dark golden brown 20-30 minutes.
  3. With a slotted spoon transfer onions to a bowl. Add beef to skillet; cook and stir until beef is evenly brown, 2-3 minutes.

    Return onions and any juice to the pan. Add flour, brown sugar, cumin, salt, pepper, and beef stock to pan. Cook and stir (scraping the bottom of pan) until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  4. Heat oven to 375

    Grease cookie sheet or use a Silpat mat.
    Separate dough into 8 triangles. Slightly overlap 2 triangles with the longer sides together to make a larger triangle. Repeat with remaining triangles to create 4 larger triangle.

    Place triangles in a row on cookie sheet slightly overlapping the top point on on triangle with the bottom of the next triangle
  5. Evenly spoon beef and onion mixture down the centers of the triangles in a 1 1/2 inch strip, beginning and ending one inch from the end.
  6. Sprinkle cheese mixture over onion mixture.
  7. Bring points over filling. Cross one over the other to make a braided appearance. Seal ends and sprinkle with 2 Tablespoons of Parmesan cheese.
  8. bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes or until deep golden brown. Let rest for 5 minutes, serve with sour cream or yogurt if using, and heated au jus gravy

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About French Onion and Beef Strudle

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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