Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff

Prep Time ~ 20 mins Cooking Time ~ 15 mins
Approx Cost ~ £15 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 4

Tip ~ You could use creme fraiche instead of soured cream if preferred.


40g / 1 ½ oz plain flour

1 teaspoon paprika

700g / 1lb 9oz rump steak, very thinly sliced into strips

55g / 2oz butter

1 onion, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, crushed

225g / 8oz button mushrooms

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons dry red wine

2 tablespoons tomato puree

350ml / 12floz soured cream

Salt and pepper

2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives, to garnish


  • Place the flour and paprika in a polythene bag and season with salt and pepper.
  • Shake to mix, then add a few pieces of steak at a time and shake to coat in the flour.
  • Melt the butter in a frying pan over a low heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, or until softened.
  • Increase the heat to high, add the steak strips and cook, stirring constantly, until browned all over.
  • Stir in the mushrooms, lemon juice and wine, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomato puree and soured cream and adjust the seasoning, if necessary. Garnish with the chives and serve immediately.

Tip:  this dish is traditionally served over noodles but you can serve it on a bed of cooked rice.