Modern beef stroganoff



10 min


25 min


4 Servings

Modern beef stroganoff

Photo by Roberto Caruso

This rich yet homey comfort food features thin slices of sautéed beef and cremini mushrooms over noodles.


  • 500 g beef strips or fast fry steaks , cut into thin strips
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh-ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 small onion , finely chopped
  • 227-g pkg sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 5 cups no-yolk egg noodles
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 cup 35% cream
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves


  • BOIL a large pot of water for noodles.
  • TOSS meat with flour, salt and pepper in a medium bowl until well coated.
  • MELT 2 tbsp butter in a large non-stick frying pan set over medium-high. Add meat and stir for about 3 min. Transfer to a bowl. Add remaining butter to pan, then onion and mushrooms. Cook until mushrooms start to soften, about 4 min.
  • ADD noodles to boiling water and cook, following package directions. Add wine to mushrooms and cook until absorbed, about 3 min. Add cream and return meat and any juices to pan. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until sauce starts to thicken, about 2 min. Stir in thyme. Drain noodles and serve meat sauce overtop.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 673,
  • Protein
  • 39 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44 g,
  • Fat
  • 36 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 497 mg.
Wine Pairings

An organic wine from the south of France that exhibits both blackberry and strawberry on the nose leads to a generous palate with surprising structure to complement this rich dish. Our pick: Gilles Louvet O Pinot Noir, France, $14.