Easy Weeknight Beef Stroganoff Recipe

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Easy Weeknight Beef Stroganoff

Kelly Voboril


Got this one from a Scandinavian-heritaged chef I know... she never steers me wrong!

★★★★★ 1 vote
4 -6
10 Min
1 Hr


2 lb
flat iron steak, cubed
medium onion, sliced
10 oz
mushrooms, sliced
4 Tbsp
paprika, smoked
3 c
water, enough to cover beef
knorr beef boullion cubes
3 clove
garlic, minced
8 oz
block cream cheese, may use 1/3 fat or fat-free if you wish
8 oz
sour cream, may use light or fat-free if you wish


1Preheat large deep skillet or dutch oven to medium-high. Put 1 - 2 tablespoons of oil to coat. Place beef, onions, garlic, and mushrooms in the skillet, then cover beef with water and add the beef boullion. Cover and simmer on low-medium heat for at least 30 minutes.
2Once beef is cooked through and mushrooms and onions soft, add 1 block of cream cheese, stir, and bring back to steady simmer. Simmer UNCOVERED for another 15 - 30 minutes on low to medium heat, until sauce has reduced by half. Stir in sour cream.
3Once fully incorporated and thickened, remove from heat and serve over wide egg noodles, pasta or gnocchi.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids