Torrey's Beef (or Turkey) Stroganovski

Torrey Moseley


JUST SAY NO to Hamburger Helper. My family LOVES this (and so do I). And YES, I make mine with butter. I mean come on, Paula Deen is my hero. I SUPPOSE you could substitute the butter for olive oil...but really, WHY? OH and if you wanna do the "healthy" thing... ground turkey works equally as well as ground beef.

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min
40 Min


1 lb
ground beef or ground turkey
2 1/2 lb
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 to 1 stick
butter (use however much you want)
2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil (evoo--hey, it makes it sound healthier)
1 can(s)
condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 c
sour cream (ok can use lite)
1 small
onion, diced
2 to 3 Tbsp
minced garlic (start with 2 then add the 3rd to taste)
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
oyster sauce
1 tsp
pick-a-peppa sauce (or a-1 sauce)
salt to taste
black pepper to taste (i like lots)
16 oz pkg
favorite pasta ( i like fusili), cooked and drained

How to Make Torrey's Beef (or Turkey) Stroganovski


  • 1Brown and drain hamburger (or ground turkey) and set aside.
  • 2In large frying pan, melt butter and saute onions and mushrooms (you can use ANY type of mushrooms--white button, cremini, portobello, shiitake, oyster, chantarelle...or a combo). When they have rendered their juice...pour it off and save it for the sauce.
  • 3Then, add the EVOO to the pan and continue to cook the heck out of the onions/shrooms until they are CARMELIZED. This takes awhile. I'm talking the onions and shrooms need to be cooked all the way down and BROWNED. REALLY brown. Trust me.
  • 4Add the garlic near the end of the mushrooms' cooking time, otherwise it will burn and turn bitter.
  • 5In a saucepan, combine reserved juice from onions/shrooms with condensed soup. Add Worcestershire sauce, Oyster sauce, Pick-A-Peppa sauce, sour cream and salt and pepper. Stir well. Heat until warm, and make sure you stir it well while heating it.
  • 6Add hamburger (or ground turkey) and cooked onions/mushrooms and stir gently until everything is coated.
  • 7Serve over cooked pasta. Goes great with hot sourdough bread on the side--slathered in butter, of course! Come is TOO short to eat alfalfa sprouts and tofu.

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About Torrey's Beef (or Turkey) Stroganovski

Course/Dish: Beef, Turkey, Pasta