Quick-and-Easy Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke


  • 1 (8-ounce) carton reduced-fat sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons no salt-added tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds boneless sirloin steak, cut into (2-inch) strips
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (14-ounce) can less-sodium beef broth
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • 8 cups cooked medium egg noodles (about 7 cups uncooked pasta)


Combine the first 3 ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add beef; seal and shake to coat beef with flour mixture.

Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Add beef and flour mixture to pan; sauté 3 minutes or until beef is browned. Gradually add broth, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add mushrooms; cover and cook 5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in sour cream mixture. Cook, uncovered, 1 minute or until heated (do not boil). Stir in parsley, if desired. Serve over the egg noodles.

    This classic Russian dish is easy to make; use frozen chopped onions and presliced mushrooms to speed preparation. To maintain a creamy consistency, be careful not to bring the sauce to a boil once you stir in the sour cream mixture. Serve with rice if you need a substitute for egg noodles.
  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup beef mixture and 1 cup noodles)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 473
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 30%
Fat per serving: 16g
Saturated fat per serving: 7g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4.3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.1g
Protein per serving: 30.2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 50.6g
Fiber per serving: 2.6g
Cholesterol per serving: 129mg
Iron per serving: 5.7mg
Sodium per serving: 417mg
Calcium per serving: 81mg

Good to Know

We knocked half the sodium and two grams of fat off this classic Russian dish. If you’re in a hurry, use frozen chopped onions and pre-sliced mushrooms to speed preparation. In order to keep the creamy consistency of the sauce, be careful not to bring it to a boil once you stir in the sour cream mixture in.