Paula’s Beef Stroganoff

This recipe is from Jen’s mother. Scroll down for saucy version.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef chuck roast
  • 1/4t salt
  • 1/4t ground black pepper
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 2 green onions, sliced (white parts only)
  • 2T all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 (10.5 ounce) can condensed beef broth
  • 1/2t  prepared mustard
  • 1/2 (6 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 3 T + 2t sour cream
  • 2 T + 2t  white wine
  • Salt & ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Remove any fat and gristle from the roast and cut into strips 1/2 inch thick by 2 inches long. Season with 1/2 teaspoon of both salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter and brown the beef strips quickly, then push the beef strips off to one side. Add the onions and cook slowly for 3 to 5 minutes, then push to the side with the beef strips.
  3. Stir the flour into the juices on the empty side of the pan. Pour in beef broth and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  4.  Lower the heat and stir in mustard. Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until the meat is tender.
  5. Five minutes before serving, stir in the mushrooms, sour cream, and white wine. Heat briefly then salt and pepper to taste.

Saucy Version 

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef chuck roast
  • 1t salt
  • 1t ground black pepper
  • 5T butter
  • 2 green onions, sliced (white parts only)
  • 1/4 C all-purpose flour
  • 16 oz beef bone broth
  • 1t prepared mustard
  • 12 oz of dried porcini mushrooms, soaked in hot water
  • 1/3 C sour cream
  • 1/4 C Riesling wine
  • Salt & ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Remove any fat and gristle from the roast and cut into strips 1/2 inch thick by 2 inches long. Season with salt
  2. In a medium (~4qt)  skillet over medium heat, melt the butter and brown the beef strips quickly, then push the beef strips off to one side. Add the onions and cook slowly for 3 to 5 minutes, then push to the side with the beef strips.
  3. Stir the flour into the juices on the empty side of the pan. Pour in beef broth and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  4.  Lower the heat and stir in  mushrooms and mustard. Cover and simmer for ~1 hour or until the meat is tender.
  5. Five minutes before serving, stir in the sour cream, and white wine. Heat briefly then salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve over wavy egg noodles.

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