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beef strognaoff

a recipe by
Kathy Williams
Rock Hill, SC

This is a flavorful recipe. Add the dijion mustard and sour cream to your taste. You could omit the beef and just use mushrooms and it would still be great.

serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For beef strognaoff

  • 1 lb
    beef round steak, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 lb
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2-3 Tbsp
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 c
    beef broth, reduced sodium
  • 1/3 c
    red wine
  • 1
    bay leaves, dried
  • 1 tsp
    marjoram, dried
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 2 bag
    (15oz) frozen cauliflower, cooked and drained.
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • garlic powder to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-4 Tbsp
    instant mashed potatoes (optional)

How To Make beef strognaoff

  • 1
    In a non stick skillet on medium heat cook mushrooms until they just release their moisture, add worcestershire sauce and cook a minute or two more. Set aside. In a dutch oven heat olive oil on medium high heat. Lightly dust beef strips with flour. Working in batches brown meat on all sides and put on a plate.
  • 2
    Add the onions to the pot, salt and pepper and sautee until transluecent, add garlic and tomatoe paste, sautee until tomatoe pastes is turns a crimson red and fragrant. Add red wine and stir for a minute or reduces by half.
  • 3
    Add beef broth, bay leaf, and marjoram. Bring to a boil and add the beef and mushrooms. Set to a simmer stirring ocassionally for about 30-40 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Stirring slowly add the dijion mustard and sour cream to taste. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 4
    Faux Potatoes: make sure the cauliflower is cooked through. Add butter, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mash with a potatoe masher or use a hand mixture. Beat until smooth and creamy. Add sour cream to taste. Stir in potato flakes if you want.