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poor man's beef stroganoff

(9 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Erica Wiley
ellwood city, PA

This beef stroganoff is so good on a cold winter night.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Quick, easy, and delicious this beef stroganoff recipe needs to be on your dinner menu rotation. The sauce is creamy and yummy. Ground meat is a great economical substitute for this dish. We served it over egg noodles and it was hearty and yummy... great comfort food dinner.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(9 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For poor man's beef stroganoff

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 lg
    onion, diced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can
    mushrooms, 6.5 oz.
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 pt
    sour cream

How To Make poor man's beef stroganoff

  • Sauteeing beef, onions, garlic, and mushrooms together.
    Saute beef, onions, garlic, and mushrooms together in a little oil until beef is browned and onions are transparent.
  • Can of soup and a little water added to skillet.
    Add can of soup and a little water if necessary (fill 1/2 of the soup can with water); cover.
  • Sour cream, salt, and pepper added to skillet.
    Cook for 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper. Then sour cream.
  • Heating until sauce thickens.
    Heat till the mixture bubbles slightly but do not over heat after cream as been added.
  • Poor Man's Beef Stroganoff ready to be served.
    Serve immediately over rice, noodles or mashed potatoes.