Hearty Beef and Noodles Recipe
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Hearty Beef and Noodles Recipe

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“This is a longtime family favorite, and my kids always asked to bring home friends on nights we served it. Now my oldest son is in the Army and has had his wife call home for the recipe.” Here's hefty “man food” at its easy best! Sylvia Streu - Norman, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/3 cup brewed coffee
  • 2 envelopes brown gravy mix
  • 5 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup beef mixture with 1 cup noodes equals 498 calories, 23 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 1168 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, brown beef in oil on all sides; remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute onion until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Return beef to the pan; stir in the soup, water, cream, coffee and gravy mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until meat is tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, cook noodles according to package directions. Add the sour cream, paprika and pepper to skillet; heat through. Drain noodles. Serve with beef. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Beef and Noodles in Simple & Delicious March/April 2009, p35

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Reviewed Jan. 13, 2016

"Family like it"

Reviewed Jan. 14, 2015

"Very easy and very yummy!!!"

Reviewed Dec. 11, 2014

"I just made this for dinner. It had a good taste but was really thick. What did I do wrong?"

Reviewed Jun. 14, 2014

"This is good!! And it smells heavenly while simmering. I followed the recipe exact, other than tossing the beef with kosher salt and pepper. Tasty!!!"

Reviewed May. 20, 2009

"I am going to try this recipe tonight. I am doing weight watchers and would like a makeover of this recipe with low fat sour cream and fat free half and half. Can anyone help??"

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