Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Dinner Tonight: Hamburger Stroganoff

This recipe comes from the cookbook I gave away last week, Flavors of Fall.  I've been making it for years because it's simple, comforting and warms you up inside.  Served with a bagged Caesar salad, it's dinner.

Shopping List
1 lb. ground beef (or use ground turkey or chicken)
1 onion, chopped
1/4 cup butter (Yes!  I almost always use EVOO but in this recipe, I use butter)
2 tablespoons of flour
S&P as needed for flavoring
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 (8 oz) can of mushrooms, drained (Andrew doesn't like mushrooms, so I leave this out)
1 (10 oz) can cream of mushroom soup
1 cup sour cream (I use light)
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 (12 oz) package of cooked egg noodles (I use whole-wheat)

Saute ground beef and onion in skillet with butter.  Stir in flour, a dash or two of S&P, garlic powder and mushrooms.  Stir around frequently about 5 minutes.  Add soup; simmer 10 minutes.  Stir in sour cream and Worcestershire sauce; heat through (about 4 minutes).  Serve over cooked noodles.

I grabbed my camera to take a picture of my family enjoying their dinner when...

...the Cowboys scored with 2 seconds left in the game to tie things up.  (We never watch TV while we eat but if the Cowboys are on and about to tie the game...we watch and eat.)  Needless to say, my peeps were happy :).

Happy Dinner!

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7 comments:

The Vaughans said...

I make this same recipe alll the time! YUM :) The pic made me giggle.

jamie said...

hi! I found your blog through a friend's blogroll. Anyway, I made this and my hubby LOVED it! It is going into our quick meal rotation! I can't wait to try more of your recipes!

PS. your family is adorable!

Melissa at Raised by Wolfs said...

Made this tonight and it was SO delicious! And best of all, my husband loved it even more than I did. Thanks for working so hard to share so many great recipes with us!

Courtney said...

I made this dish and it was really good. Just wondering if I should have drained the grease from the ground chuck? If not, then perhaps I just had a super greasy pack of beef. That does happen from time to time. Thanks for your great recipes.

Mix and Match Mama said...

I never drain the grease because I think it adds flavor to the dish...but I also never use less than 90/10. Did you use an 80/20? If you are ever making something and it appears to have too much grease, go ahead and drain it. It's your call!

amymilller said...

Can you make the sauce a day or so ahead and then heat it up when you cook the noodles? I'm looking for some quick easy meals to take on vacation and wondered about making this before we leave and then just boiling noodles.

Mix and Match Mama said...

I've never made this sauce in advance and reheated it but I have reheated the leftovers and it's very yummy! I'm sure the sauce would be great the next day over hot noodles!

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