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Classic French Beef Stroganoff

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Ingredients
  Fresh mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Minced green onions 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Beef tenderloin/Sirloin 2 Pound, cut into 1/4 inch thick strips
  Madeira 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Beef bouillon 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Cream 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 15 Tablespoon (1 cup minus 1 tablespoon)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon (for garnish)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a frying pan heat 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon butter.
2. Sauté mushrooms in it for 5 minutes until light brown.
3. Add onions and stir fry for another minute.
4. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt over it.
5. Transfer mushrooms in a bowl.
6. Keep meat on paper towels to absorb moisture.
7. In a frying pan heat 2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon oil until butter foam settles.
8. Add beef in batches and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.
9. Transfer beef into a separate bowl.
10. Into the frying pan add Madeira and bouillon. Boil rapidly and scrape up browned particles.
11. Reduce liquid to about 1/3 cup.
12. In a bowl mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon cream.
13. Add remaining cream and beat.
14. Add cornstarch mixture and beat.
15. Cook and simmer for 1 minute.
16. Add sautéed mushrooms and cook for 1 minute.
17. The sauce should be thick.
18. Adjust seasonings to taste.
19. Stir in meat to sauce and heat briefly.

SERVING
20. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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