Beef & Noodles with a Mystery Ingredient

Beef & Noodles With A Mystery Ingredient Recipe

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Annelle Payne


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1/4 lb
beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 can(s)
mushroom soup
1 pkg
onion soup mix
1 c
red wine
1 large
dill pickle, diced
1/4 c
dill pickle juice
16 oz
noodles, medium sized
vegetable oil

How to Make Beef & Noodles with a Mystery Ingredient


  • 1Lightly dust beef cubes with flour and brown in a small amount of vegetable oil.
  • 2Leaving the meat in the pan, deglaze the pan with the red wine, and add both the onion soup mix and the mushroom soup.
  • 3Stir well to mix and bring to a slow boil, stirring occasionally.
  • 4Cover and let simmer for a couple of hours or until meat is tender.
  • 5Dice the dill pickle and add it and the pickle juice to the beef mixture. (Do NOT use kosher or garlic flavored pickles.)
  • 6The pickle is the secret ingredient for this dish and must be used to provide the right flavor.
  • 7Check the pan every 1/2 hour or so and stir to keep it from sticking.
  • 8I use a heat diffuser under the pan to ensure that the mixture doesn't stick.

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About Beef & Noodles with a Mystery Ingredient

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy