Beef Stroganoff, Buttered Egg Noodles, Roasted Asparagus

Tender beef and a creamy mushroom sauce make this beef stroganoff recipe classic so flavorful.  The crème fraîche adds a lovely background of tang to cut through the richness, and this is delicious served over pasta, or mashed potatoes.

Pasta is definitely the more traditional way to serve this, and I highly recommend using fettuccini.  The large, wide noodles are the perfect vessel for delivering the beef from the plate to your mouth!

Beef Stroganoff

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Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 3 tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lb. top sirloin, cut into thin strips about 1 inch wide and 2 inches long
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons  unsalted butter
  • 3 large  shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 minced clove garlic
  • 1 lb. cremini mushrooms, brushed clean and sliced (you can also use button mushrooms)
  • 1 tablespoon  tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons  all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/4 cups  beef stock
  • 1/3 cup  crème fraîche
  • 2 teaspoons  Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons  fresh lemon juice
  • Finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley for garnish
  • 1 box  fettuccini, cooked


  • In a large fry pan over high heat, warm 1 Tbs. of the olive oil. Pat the beef dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper. Add half of the beef strips (do not overcrowd the pan) and sauté until nicely browned but still a little pinkish on both sides, about 1 minute per side. Transfer to a bowl. Repeat with 1 Tbs. of the oil and the remaining meat.
  • In the same pan over medium heat, melt the butter with the remaining 1 Tbs. oil.
  • Add the garlic and shallots, and sauté until softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms and sauté until nicely browned, about 5 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in the tomato paste and cook until blended in, about 1 minute. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir to incorporate. Increase the heat to high, add the stock and bring to a boil, stirring with a wooden spoon to scrape up the browned bits from the pan bottom. Boil for 1 minute, then reduce the heat to medium to simmer and cook for 1 hour.
  • Add the crème fraîche, mustard and lemon juice and cook for 1 minute more to allow the flavors to blend. Taste and adjust the seasonings.
  • Return the meat and any accumulated juices to the pan and cook just until the beef is heated through, about 2 minutes. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.
  • This dish is traditionally served over wide egg noodles.
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