the best beef stroganoff

The Best Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Buckle up, because we’re about to take you on a culinary joyride with our lightning-fast How to Make the Best Beef Stroganoff recipe!

In under 30 minutes, you’ll have a steaming plate of pure comfort food ready to sooth your taste buds.

So, grab your apron and let’s dive into a Beef Stroganoff adventure that’s about to become a regular star in your weeknight dinner lineup!

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What Cut of Beef is Best for Stroganoff?

In our humble opinion, the unsung hero of this dish is none other than chuck steak.

Yes, you heard that right!

This cut, with its perfect marriage of tenderness and flavor, elevates your Stroganoff from good to absolutely phenomenal.

The Best Cut of Beef for Beef Stroganoff? Chuck Steak

While some culinary corners of the internet may steer you towards extravagant beef steaks such as ribeye or fillet mignon, we’re here to sprinkle a bit of practical magic.

Typical Beef Steaks for Beef Stroganoff

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  • Sirloin Roast 400x400 Steak Club Sirloin 59.9979.99 available on subscription
  • fillet of beef steak club Beef Mignon 99.99299.99 available on subscription

Want to Use Stewing Beef?

Sure, you can absolutely use stewing beef for your Stroganoff. The recipe will just take longer, giving these tough pieces of meat time to tenderize.

Just make sure to simmer these tough strips of beef for over an hour or until it’s melt-in-your-mouth tender.

It’s a thrifty choice that, with a little love and care, can turn into a succulent masterpiece. 

Stewing Beef for Beef Stroganoff


  • 450g Chuck Steak (Chuck, thinly sliced)
  • 1 medium Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 225g Mushrooms (sliced)
  • 30ml Worcestershire Sauce
  • 15ml Dijon Mustard
  • 240ml Beef Broth
  • 120ml cup Sour Cream
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • Cooked Egg Noodles (for serving)
  • Chopped Parsley (for garnish)


10 Min

30 Min


  1. Sear the Beef:

    • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a touch of butter.
    • Sear the thinly sliced Chuck Steak until golden brown. Set aside.
  2. Onion and Garlic Magic:

    • In the same skillet, sauté the finely chopped onion & minced garlic until translucent and fragrant.
  3. Mushroom Symphony:

    • Add the sliced mushrooms & cook until they release moisture and turn golden brown.
  4. The Sauce Unveiled:

    • Combine Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, and beef broth in a bowl.
    • Pour this mixture into the skillet, allowing it to bubble and thicken.
  5. Reunion of Flavors:

    • Gently reintroduce the seared beef to the skillet, letting it meld into the sauce.
  6. Creamy Finale:

    • Reduce heat, stir in the sour cream, and let it gently meld into the dish.
  7. Serve and Garnish:

    • Serve the Beef Stroganoff over cooked egg noodles.
    • Garnish with a sprinkle of chopped parsley for a fresh touch.
best stroganoff recipe


There you have it – a Beef Stroganoff that’s quick, flavorful, and sure to become a family favorite. With Steak Club’s regeneratively farmed chuck steak, you’re not just cooking a meal, you’re creating a masterpiece.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Can I use a different cut of beef? 

While sirloin or tenderloin is recommended for the best results, you can experiment with other cuts to suit your preferences.

Can I freeze leftover stroganoff? 

Yes, simply store it in an airtight container and freeze for up to three months.

What wine pairs best with beef stroganoff?

A medium-bodied red like Pinot Noir complements the dish’s rich flavors impeccably.

Can I use yogurt instead of sour cream?

While it will alter the flavor slightly, yogurt can be a viable substitute for a lighter version.

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