Classic French Beef Stroganoff

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Nov. 20, 2011

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
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 498Calories from Fat 311

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.8%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 370 mg15.42%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 1 g

Protein 36 g72%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet