Beef Stroganov

Published 2022-09-12 on Yaroslav's recipe book

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Beef Stroganov

A somewhat elaborate but very delicious recipe that originates from XIX century Russia. Best served with mashed potatoes.


The following ingredients are for two hearty servings:

  • 400g lean beef
  • 5 champignon mushrooms
  • 150g sour cream
  • 1tbsp mustard
  • Butter
  • Wheat flour
  • Salt
  • Black pepper


  1. Cut the mushroom into thin slices.
  2. Cut the beef into relatively thin bite-sized pieces by cutting perpendicular to the meat's fibers.
  3. Dust beef pieces with flour and salt.
  4. Heat up some butter in a saucepan and add the mushrooms, fry for a couple of minutes.
  5. While the mushrooms are getting fried, mix sour cream, mustard, salt, pepper in a bowl.
  6. After letting the juice from the mushrooms out, add their juice to the mix and mix well, let fry for another couple of minutes.
  7. Heat up a frying pan to medium-high heat and add some butter.
  8. Add the beef to the frying pan and fry it for about 5 minutes mixing from time to time.
  9. Add the sauce mix to the saucepan with the mushrooms, stew over low heat for about 5 minutes.
  10. Once beef and sauce are done, pour the sauce into the frying pan with the beef and stew for about 1-2 minutes over low heat.
  11. Turn off the heat, cover with a lid and let it rest that way for about 10 minutes.
  12. Serve with mashed potatoes and have a nice meal!

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