Beef Stroganoff - Grandma's Homemade Goodness

Beef Stroganoff

Jan 30, 2023
Close up of a forkful of juicy steak and creamy sauce in a Beef Stroganoff dish.

Indulge in the Creamy and Hearty Flavors of Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is a classic Russian dish that has been popular for over a century. This dish is known for its tender steak, creamy sauce, and comforting flavor that has made it a staple in households around the world. In this recipe, we will show you how to make the traditional version of this dish that is both easy to make and quick to prepare.


  • 500g beef sirloin or tenderloin, sliced into thin strips
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 2 cups of beef broth
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Optional ingredients: white wine, mustard, and paprika


  1. In a large pan, heat 1 tablespoon of butter over medium heat. Add the sliced beef and cook until browned on both sides, about 3-4 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add the remaining butter, onions, garlic, and mushrooms. Cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the flour to the pan and stir to combine with the vegetables. Cook for 1 minute to remove the raw flour taste.
  4. Gradually add the beef broth, stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Cook until the sauce thickens, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Stir in the sour cream and the cooked beef. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  6. Serve over cooked pasta or rice.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve with steamed vegetables, such as green beans or carrots, for a balanced meal.
  • Pair with a glass of red wine, such as Pinot Noir or Merlot, for a complete dining experience.

Beef Stroganoff is a hearty and comforting dish that is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a dinner party. With its simple ingredients and straightforward preparation, this dish is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Whether you prefer it with pasta or rice, the creamy sauce and tender steak will leave you feeling satisfied. Experiment with different ingredients and seasonings

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