Mushroom Beef Skillet for Two Recipe
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Mushroom Beef Skillet for Two Recipe

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This is a great way to use leftover beef roast for a quick and easy meal during a busy week. —Joan Baer Canton, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-3/4 hours
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-3/4 hours
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 to 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

8 ounce-weight: 498 calories, 28g fat (13g saturated fat), 172mg cholesterol, 1121mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 47g protein .


  1. Place the flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add beef, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. In a skillet, cook the beef in butter over medium heat until browned. Add onion and garlic; cook for 2-3 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Add broth, mushrooms, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours or until meat is tender, stirring occasionally. Serve over rice. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Mushroom Beef Skillet in Reminisce November/December 2004, p49

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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quetzalsmom 207118
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2013

"This is easy to make and delicuous. Served with mashed potatoes and salad.

Will be making this again. Thank you!"

chiefs35 153609
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2011

"My family loved this when I made it for them!"

1John513 100088
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2010

"I make this recipe in the crock pot, but also add a can of cream of mushroom soup and serve it over egg noodles. The guys in my family love it!"

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