Classic Beef Stroganoff is a Russian dish that originated in the mid-1800s. It's a simple dish with a depth of flavor, featuring cubed, browned steak bits, thick egg noodles, and a piquant sour cream sauce. The recipe became so popular that a contest in 1890 was held for the best preparation of the dish. Beef Stroganoff can be a simple crowd-pleaser, fast enough to prepare on a busy weeknight and a delicious dish of comfort food. The recipe below is fast, easy to follow, and deliciously kid-friendly.


1. Assemble Your Ingredients

To make Beef Stroganoff, you will need:

  • 1 pound steak, cubed
  • salt, and freshly ground black pepper
  • One small onion, chopped
  • One clove garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces white button mushrooms, sliced
  • 10.5 ounce can cream of mushroom soup (or homemade)
  • 1 1/2 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1/3 cup sour cream (or greek yogurt)
  • fresh parsley leaves, for garnish
  • Cooked egg noodles or rice for serving
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