Beef Stroganoff is a retro family dinner classic with mid-19th-century Russian roots. Traditionally, beef Stroganoff consists of sautéed beef smothered in sour cream sauce with onions and mushrooms. This deliciously warm creamy dish has seen many variations through the years, thus making it a fabulous recipe to suit your tastes.

Our beef Stroganoff is prepared in a slow cooker. The perfect recipe for busy families on the go, looking to "set it and forget it." The slower cooking times ensure that the beef is fork tender and juicy, ready to be served over hot buttered egg noddles, smothered is a luscious golden mushroom sauce.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup onions
  • 8 ounces mushrooms
  • 1 pound cubed beef stew meat
  • 2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed golden mushroom soup
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix (Lipton Recipe Secrets Recipe Soup & Dip Mix Onion)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bouillon beef cubes (Knorr Bouillon Beef Cubes)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Wash and dry the produce. Carefully mince the garlic, chop the onions, and slice the mushrooms. Set the mushrooms aside in a medium bowl.

  2. In a slower cooker, combine the cubed beef, golden mushroom soup, chopped onions, minced garlic, dry onion soup mix, water, Worcestershire sauce, and bouillon beef cube. Stir to combine. Cook on low setting for 5-6 hours.

  3. In the last hour, prepare your mushrooms. In a large skillet melt butter over medium-high heat. Sautée the mushrooms until they are lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the sautéed mushrooms, cream cheese, and sour cream to the slow cooker during the last 30 minutes of cooking time. Stir to combine. Salt and pepper, to taste.

  4. During the last 30 minutes of cooking time, prepare the egg noodles according to package directions. Serve beef Stroganoff over hot buttered egg noodles. Enjoy!

Supplies

  • medium bowl
  • slow cooker
  • large skillet

How To Switch Up Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff?

cutting board with vegetables

As we stated earlier, beef Stroganoff is a simple dish to customize to your tastes. There are several variations of stroganoff, swapping out different types of proteins not only change the flavor but can also make this meal more budget friendly. Try using the following in your recipe instead of cubed beef stew meat;

  • chicken
  • ground beef
  • ground turkey
  • ground chicken
  • sausage
  • baby Portobello mushrooms (vegan Stroganoff)

If you're craving a more colorful burst over the traditional onions and mushrooms, feel free to throw in additional vegetables. Added vegetables will not only make your beef Stroganoff heartier but healthier! Here are some suggestions for you to consider if you're looking to bulk up your beef stroganoff;

  • carrots
  • cauliflower
  • broccoli
  • peas
  • zucchini
  • red bell pepper

Make this easy, savory, and delicious slow cooker beef Stroganoff the next time you need a real winner at the dinner table. It's bound to become a new classic in your home.

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