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Quick Beef Stroganoff

Quick Beef Stroganoff
Photo: Johnny Autry/Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr/Lindsey Lower
Total time 25 mins
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup beef mixture and 1 cup noodles)

Make a classic family favorite in a fraction of the time. Best of all, this comforting dish comes in at less than 400 calories per serving.

Ingredients

  • 6 1/2 cups water, divided
  • 4 ounces uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 pound flank steak, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 1 (6-ounce) package presliced exotic mushroom blend
  • 1 cup lower-sodium beef broth, divided
  • 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 357
  • fat 11.1 g
  • satfat 4.7 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 31.9 g
  • carbohydrate 31.9 g
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • cholesterol 80 mg
  • iron 3.4 mg
  • sodium 457 mg
  • calcium 83 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 6 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add noodles; cook 5 minutes or until al dente. Drain.

  2. Cut beef across the grain into 1/4-inch-wide strips; cut strips into 2-inch pieces.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add beef to pan; sauté 4 minutes or until browned. Remove beef from pan. Add 1 cup onion, black pepper, salt, paprika, and mushrooms to pan; sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium.

  4. Combine 1/4 cup beef broth and flour in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add broth mixture, beef, remaining 3/4 cup broth, and remaining 1/2 cup water to pan, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cover and cook 8 minutes or until sauce thickens. Remove from heat; stir in sour cream, green onions, and butter. Serve beef mixture over egg noodles; sprinkle with parsley.

Cook's Notes

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