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  Onions 2 , coarsely chopped
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 4 Tablespoon
  Beef broth/Beef bouillon 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry mustard To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Thick sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mushrooms 4 Ounce, sliced and lightly browned in butter
  Gherkins 2 , finely sliced
  Beef sirloin/Beef tenderloin 1 Pound

Cook chopped onion in butter in a heavy saucepan until golden.
Stir in the flour, then the broth; cook and stir until mixture comes to boiling; cook.5 minutes longer.
Stir in the mustard, salt, and lemon juice.
Blend in sour cream.
Add the sliced mushrooms and gherkins and bring just to boiling.
Cut meat into serving sized pieces or long narrow strips and quickly brown in remaining butter in a skillet. (Do not overcook; meat should be pink inside.)
Combine the sauce with browned meat and heat to serving temperature (do not boil).
If desired, tomato wedges may be added to the sauce.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2061 Calories from Fat 1256

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 142 g217.7%

Saturated Fat 73.4 g367%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 429.5 mg143.2%

Sodium 2482.4 mg103.4%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.4%

Sugars 22.9 g

Protein 113 g226.1%

Vitamin A 51.9% Vitamin C 53.9%

Calcium 46.4% Iron 65.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basic Beef Stroganoff Recipe