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Best Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients:

  • 1⁄2cup minced onion
  • 1cup sour cream
  • 1garlic clove, minced
  • 1⁄4cup butter
  • 1lb ground beef
  • 2tablespoons flour
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4teaspoon pepper
  • canned mushroom stems and pieces, 2-3 cans, drained
  • 1(10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup (I always use the top name brand)
  • 1(12 ounce) bag egg noodles, cooked

Directions:

  • Sauté onion and garlic in butter over medium heat.
  • Stir in ground beef and brown stir in flour, salt, mushrooms, and pepper cook 5 minutes, then stir in soup. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes.
  • Stir in sour cream until heated. Serve over noodles.

Reviews:

  • mydesigirl

    This was some pretty good $#%&!! I used 3 cans of mushrooms because we love them and I used 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup so it would be more creamy. I think that next time I will cut the sour cream back to 3/4 cup. This was fast and easy…great weeknight meal. Thanks so much for posting!

  • grrmrgal

    This tasted like homemade hamburger helper. Even with the addition of worcestershire sauce it was very bland and just totally plain. I can see fixing this for the kids on a weeknight when I am not so hungry but not anytime soon. I would post a slew of suggestions for tweeking the recipe but then that would just be a completely different recipe now wouldn’t it? It was easy and filling but I just don’t understand the rave reviews over this one at all.

  • shlee111

    Very good! I did make some changes though after reading other reviews in order to add a bit more flavor. I used 3 cloves garlic, only 1/3 c sour cream and added 1 tablespoon worchestershire, and some frozen peas for the extra nutrition. Also needed to add a bit of water after adding the soup to thin it out. Will make this again.

  • Crazy Jase

    Very Good! I did make a couple of changes. I used 2- 8 oz fresh sliced mushrooms { I sauted with the onions and garlic} I used two cans of mushroom soup, and two T Worcestershire sauce.
    Thanks for posting.

  • JayD2677

    Easy to make and fast for a dinner but seemed to be extremely thick and cakey. Probably would try again. However I would add sour cream and flour as I go to my desired consistency.

  • KrissaStroop

    Not a bad quick meal, but not what I would normally call beef stroganoff

  • grrmrgal

    This tasted like homemade hamburger helper. Even with the addition of worcestershire sauce it was very bland and just totally plain. I can see fixing this for the kids on a weeknight when I am not so hungry but not anytime soon. I would post a slew of suggestions for tweeking the recipe but then that would just be a completely different recipe now wouldn’t it? It was easy and filling but I just don’t understand the rave reviews over this one at all.

  • shlee111

    Very good! I did make some changes though after reading other reviews in order to add a bit more flavor. I used 3 cloves garlic, only 1/3 c sour cream and added 1 tablespoon worchestershire, and some frozen peas for the extra nutrition. Also needed to add a bit of water after adding the soup to thin it out. Will make this again.

  • KrissaStroop

    Not a bad quick meal, but not what I would normally call beef stroganoff

  • ace7455 #2

    Delicious recipe I did tweek a bit, added 1/2-1cup dry sherry, 1 tsp dijon mustard, and 1tsp paprika to the cooking ground beef. Also one little squirt, maybe 1-2 T of ketchup layers the flavors.

  • JayD2677

    Easy to make and fast for a dinner but seemed to be extremely thick and cakey. Probably would try again. However I would add sour cream and flour as I go to my desired consistency.

  • AltoRose

    I’ve made this so many times that I can’t believe I never took the time to review it. This is a great, easy recipe and very tasty. I usually skip the canned mushrooms because I never have them on hand (although I do sometimes saute fresh mushrooms in butter and spoon them over the top of each dish), plus I add about a tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce and about a 1/4 cup of beef broth for flavor and a thinner consistency. This is a HUGE hit in my house. DH requests it on a weekly basis.

  • mydesigirl

    This was some pretty good $#%&!! I used 3 cans of mushrooms because we love them and I used 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup so it would be more creamy. I think that next time I will cut the sour cream back to 3/4 cup. This was fast and easy…great weeknight meal. Thanks so much for posting!

  • TMaze

    Followed recipe to the “T”, turned out tasting only of sour cream, tasted it before adding it and it tasted great..should have left it out and ate it thick. Bit of a let down, especially with all the rave reviews.

  • TMaze

    Followed recipe to the “T”, turned out tasting only of sour cream, tasted it before adding it and it tasted great..should have left it out and ate it thick. Bit of a let down, especially with all the rave reviews.

  • ace7455 #2

    Delicious recipe I did tweek a bit, added 1/2-1cup dry sherry, 1 tsp dijon mustard, and 1tsp paprika to the cooking ground beef. Also one little squirt, maybe 1-2 T of ketchup layers the flavors.

  • AltoRose

    I’ve made this so many times that I can’t believe I never took the time to review it. This is a great, easy recipe and very tasty. I usually skip the canned mushrooms because I never have them on hand (although I do sometimes saute fresh mushrooms in butter and spoon them over the top of each dish), plus I add about a tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce and about a 1/4 cup of beef broth for flavor and a thinner consistency. This is a HUGE hit in my house. DH requests it on a weekly basis.

  • Jimmy801

    **PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE COOKING!!**
    I read many of the reviews before working on this recipe and it has certainly helped.
    I modified the recipe using a couple of suggestions from different people who have also reviewed this recipe.
    Below are the simple modifications and some tips to make the best beef stroganoff you’ve ever had.
    Use only 1/3 cup of sour cream. (1 cup is simply too much!)
    Use 3 cloves of garlic instead of just one. (Adds more flavor. One is not enough.)
    Add 1 and 1/2 to 2 Tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce before adding the soup (Adds more flavor.)
    Use 1 teaspoon of black pepper instead of just 1/4 teaspoon. (Adds more flavor.)
    Use fresh mushrooms (chopped thinly) instead of canned mushrooms. I used about half of an 8 oz package (the kind in the blue styrofoam.) Saute the mushrooms with the onion and garlic until browned. The fresh mushrooms add a buttery taste to the stroganoff.
    I used 85% lean 15% fat ground beef.
    I used a red onion. I don’t think the type of onion matters but the important thing is mincing the onion and garlic really well!
    For the cream of mushroom soup, I used “Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup with Garlic.”
    I added about 1/3 cup of milk and 1/3 cup of water after step 3 to help unthicken the soup.
    The finished product should be amazing and flavorful! If you can see onions without looking closely for them, that means you probably did not mince them well enough.
    Follow these tips and you won’t have to worry about this recipe tasting bland like homemade hamburger helper.
    Jimmy.

  • Crazy Jase

    Very Good! I did make a couple of changes. I used 2- 8 oz fresh sliced mushrooms { I sauted with the onions and garlic} I used two cans of mushroom soup, and two T Worcestershire sauce.
    Thanks for posting.

  • Jimmy801

    **PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE COOKING!!**
    I read many of the reviews before working on this recipe and it has certainly helped.
    I modified the recipe using a couple of suggestions from different people who have also reviewed this recipe.
    Below are the simple modifications and some tips to make the best beef stroganoff you’ve ever had.
    Use only 1/3 cup of sour cream. (1 cup is simply too much!)
    Use 3 cloves of garlic instead of just one. (Adds more flavor. One is not enough.)
    Add 1 and 1/2 to 2 Tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce before adding the soup (Adds more flavor.)
    Use 1 teaspoon of black pepper instead of just 1/4 teaspoon. (Adds more flavor.)
    Use fresh mushrooms (chopped thinly) instead of canned mushrooms. I used about half of an 8 oz package (the kind in the blue styrofoam.) Saute the mushrooms with the onion and garlic until browned. The fresh mushrooms add a buttery taste to the stroganoff.
    I used 85% lean 15% fat ground beef.
    I used a red onion. I don’t think the type of onion matters but the important thing is mincing the onion and garlic really well!
    For the cream of mushroom soup, I used “Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup with Garlic.”
    I added about 1/3 cup of milk and 1/3 cup of water after step 3 to help unthicken the soup.
    The finished product should be amazing and flavorful! If you can see onions without looking closely for them, that means you probably did not mince them well enough.
    Follow these tips and you won’t have to worry about this recipe tasting bland like homemade hamburger helper.
    Jimmy.

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