Today’s Beef Stroganoff

Less beef helps lower the fat content, and more mushrooms add to the meaty flavor in this excellent company dish.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 9 hoursDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. beef tenderloin, well trimmed, cut into thin strips
  • 3 Tbsp. flour, divided
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 package (8 oz.) sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 2 cups sliced carrots
  • 3 cups low-sodium beef stock
  • 1½ cups apple juice
  • 1 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1 package (3 oz.) nonfat cream cheese
  • 4 cups hot, cooked pasta

Directions

  • Toss sirloin with 1 tablespoon flour, salt, and pepper. Heat olive oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Brown sirloin for about 4 minutes. Place in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add onions and garlic to skillet; cook for 4 minutes, stirring to scrape up drippings. Add to slow cooker.
  • Add mushrooms, carrots, beef stock, and apple juice to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 7–8 hours or until beef and mushrooms are tender.
  • In food processor, combine sour cream with cream cheese and blend until smooth. Add remaining 2 tablespoons flour and ½ cup of the hot liquid from the slow cooker and blend. Add to slow cooker, cover, and cook on high for 30 minutes. Serve over pasta.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. beef tenderloin, well trimmed, cut into thin strips
  • 3 Tbsp. flour, divided
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 package (8 oz.) sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 2 cups sliced carrots
  • 3 cups low-sodium beef stock
  • 1½ cups apple juice
  • 1 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1 package (3 oz.) nonfat cream cheese
  • 4 cups hot, cooked pasta

Directions

  • Toss sirloin with 1 tablespoon flour, salt, and pepper. Heat olive oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Brown sirloin for about 4 minutes. Place in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add onions and garlic to skillet; cook for 4 minutes, stirring to scrape up drippings. Add to slow cooker.
  • Add mushrooms, carrots, beef stock, and apple juice to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 7–8 hours or until beef and mushrooms are tender.
  • In food processor, combine sour cream with cream cheese and blend until smooth. Add remaining 2 tablespoons flour and ½ cup of the hot liquid from the slow cooker and blend. Add to slow cooker, cover, and cook on high for 30 minutes. Serve over pasta.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories350
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium490mg
Total Carbohydrate42g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars8g
Protein22g