Beef Stroganoff

Everything you need to know about making the most perfect Beef Stroganoff. Perfect for a rainy day!


  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups onions, diced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chuck steak, sliced
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 tomatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup sour cream



Heat a cast iron skillet on medium low. Melt the shortening and saute the onions for 10 minutes. Add mushroom, cover and continue cooking for 5 more minutes. Remove onions and mushrooms.


Cut steak into 1 inch strips. Add to the skillet and brown meat slowly and sprinkle with all purpose flour. Stir until well blended. Cut tomatoes into bite-size pieces. Add salt, black pepper and Worcestershire sauce to the skillet. Cover and simmer on low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally


Add mushrooms and onions and sour cream to the skillet and simmer again for 30 minutes or until. Serve with cooked noodles, if desired.

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