Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipe
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Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipe

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I lightened my mother-in-law's wonderful stroganoff and came up with this one. My family loves it and its called 'special noodles' in my house. -Jennifer Riordan of St. Louis, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 4-1/2 cups uncooked yolk-free noodles
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 large onion, halved and sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 326 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 342mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, cook the beef, mushrooms and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same pan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add broth and tomato paste. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Carefully return beef mixture to the pan. Add the sour cream, salt and pepper; cook and stir until heated through (do not boil). Drain noodles; serve with beef mixture. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Easy Beef Stroganoff in Healthy Cooking April/May 2008, p35

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treacher User ID: 8163541 218414
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2015

"My family really enjoyed this meal, will make it again!"

Amy the Midwife User ID: 2816815 90903
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2014

"Definitely needs salt, but good otherwise."

BiggusDorkus User ID: 7330125 174115
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2014

"Made it twice, slightly different the second time. Bland, boring, just not good."

jewlstheclassic User ID: 7587229 100534
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2014

"Just not a fan I used a London broil for personal taste forgot the tomato paste and the flower. seared the meat then cut it up & put it in the crock pot with all ingredients except sour cream and used golden mushroom soup . 15 minuets before serving used 1 whole cream cheese & a dollop of sour cream . Then boiled the noodles on the stove ."

tchr90 User ID: 2795278 100533
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2012

"This was good! It didn't take too long to make and even my hubby enjoyed!! It fits into my Weight Watchers plan easily which is also a plus :)"

kgburgess User ID: 2727982 176889
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2012

"This was easy to make and really good! Even my picky 7 year old daughter ate it without complaint. I would probably add some Nature's Seasons to the sauce next time, but it was delicious. It's one of those meals my whole family ate withou prodding. I would definitely make it again!"

lilsarah21 User ID: 4846631 104212
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2012

"I added some fresh chopped mushrooms. It was really delicious."

dilbert098 User ID: 3743376 90901
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2011

"This recipe is amazing. I've been searching for gluten free recipes (i traded the flour for potato starch) and am relieved I have beef stroganoff back! thanks for sharing!"

massager97 User ID: 1213546 87055
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

"I made this with leftover pot roast that I added to the vegetables to reheat when they were almost completely sauteed. My husband really liked it!"

thatgengirl User ID: 4407201 209792
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"Soooooooo good!"

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