Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Beef Stroganoff

When I cook, my first priority is making sure we are getting all the requirements for a healthy balanced meal.
Then, my second priority is how fast I can make it and how budget friendly it is.

I cook around what I have already (bought on weekly store ads), and according on what I find on sale at the store that week.
This week I found mushrooms and onions on sale, 
and I had the ground beef in the freezer already...perfect combination for
Beef Stroganoff.


    1 (12 ounce) package egg noodles, cooked and drained

    1/2lb fresh mushrooms, sliced

    1 onion, chopped

    2T butter

    1/2 lb ground beef

    4 tablespoons all-purpose flour

    2 cups beef broth

    16oz sour cream

    salt and black pepper to taste
***the recipe calls for 1lb of ground beef, I don't use much meat in general...but I do load up on extra veggies!***


Brown ground beef in butter with onion and mushrooms.

Stir in flour until blended.

Add beef broth, salt & pepper.

Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
Add sour cream and heat through.

Do not allow to come to a full boil.

This homemade stroganoff makes for a great meal with leftovers.
I also made a side of green beans and had 
our rustic bread with it.

Stay Frugal,


Anonymous said...

I like the changes you made to keep this healthy! I love the look of this one!!

Sonny G said...

Looks delish..
I like the changes you made and will give this a try as its one of my familys favorite meals.

Kelly said...

You're so smart to know how to come up with recipes on your own like that with what's on sale at the store. That meal looks wonderful!

Amy of While Wearing Heels said...

Beef Stroganoff is one of my favorite comfort foods. It reminds me of my childhood. Yours looks delicious! And, I admire how you do your grocery shopping. You really are frugal.

NanaDiana said...

That is one of our favorite meals here, too. I will have to give your version a try- xo Diana

Ivy, Phyllis and Me! said...

Hello Daniela, that is the sign of a good cook, someone who can look in their store cupboard and create a meal for their family. The Stroganoff looks delicious. Best Wishes Daphne

Unknown said...

I can almost taste how good this looks, great pictures and directions. When shall I be there next time you make this? :)

xoxo, Tanya

Laurel@ChippingwithCharm said...

YUM...looks tastey!

Unknown said...

Yum, I think I'll try your recipe!

Anonymous said...

This sounds so yummy!Thanks for sharing your recipe! I have to give it a try!

Leslie said...

That looks like a plate of comfort! I've never made beef stroganoff before, but this recipe looks creamy and delicious. Easy, too! :)

Revi said...

I love Stroganoff! Maybe I'll make your recipe this weekend...sounds tasty!

Moe said...

Just stopping back by to follow you after cohosting the favorite things blog hop. Sorry it took me so long. This meal is making me so hungry.